Reported Annual Crime In Southbridge Town

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthbridge Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime467n/a (estimate)2,7712,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthbridge Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.91.94.9
Rape7n/a41.530.538.6
Robbery13n/a77.177.8101.9
Assault48n/a284.8280.7237.8
Violent crime69n/a (estimate)409391373
Burglary160n/a949.2322.2491.4
Theft224n/a1,328.91,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a83.1118.8220.2
Property crime398n/a (estimate)2,3611,6912,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Southbridge Town, MA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Southbridge Town, MA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Southbridge Town, MA is 33% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Massachusetts, and when compared with the national average, is 3% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Southbridge Town, MA has 5% higher than violent crime rate than Massachusetts average, while remaining 10% higher than the national average. In property crime, Southbridge Town, MA is 40% higher than the average of Massachusetts and is 5% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Southbridge Town is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.59 daily crimes that occur in Southbridge Town.
  • Southbridge Town is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Southbridge Town you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Southbridge Town has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Southbridge Town (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Southbridge Town, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Southbridge Town, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.33 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.03 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Southbridge Town, MA are 1.05 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.10 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Southbridge Town, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.05 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Southbridge Town (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Southbridge Town, MA area in comparison to other Massachusetts communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Southbridge Town, MA being safer than 20% of cities in Massachusetts and 29% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Massachusetts cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Southbridge Town, MA. In conclusion, Southbridge Town, MA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southbridge Town

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southbridge Town is 1 in 245
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southbridge Town is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Southbridge Town is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Southbridge Town, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Southbridge Town, MA you have a 1 in 245 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Southbridge Town, MA.

Year Over Year Crime In Southbridge Town (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Southbridge Town, MA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Southbridge Town, MA has increased by 11% and the rate of property crime in Southbridge Town, MA has increased by 7%. The total crime rate in Southbridge Town, MA has increased by 7% year to year.

Southbridge Town police department

ItemSouthbridge TownMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
East Brookfield, MA1,31291548640
South Woodstock, CT1,15090750840
Fiskdale, MA2,213167721888
Holland, MA1,405169729898
Monson Center, MA1,935172746918
Southbridge Town, MA16,7754092,3612,771

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Southbridge Town, MA16,7754092,3612,771
Source: The Southbridge Town, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.