Reported Annual Crime In Walpole

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWalpole/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime282n/a (estimate)1,1212,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWalpole/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape5n/a19.930.538.6
Robbery10n/a39.877.8101.9
Assault26n/a103.4280.7237.8
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)163391373
Burglary33n/a131.2322.2491.4
Theft189n/a751.61,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a75.6118.8220.2
Property crime241n/a (estimate)9581,6912,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Walpole, MA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Walpole, 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 Walpole, MA is 46% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Massachusetts, and when compared with the national average, is 61% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Walpole, MA has 58% lower than violent crime rate than Massachusetts average, while remaining 56% lower than the national average. In property crime, Walpole, MA is 43% lower than the average of Massachusetts and is 61% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Walpole is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.07 daily crimes that occur in Walpole.
  • Walpole is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Walpole you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Walpole has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Walpole (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Walpole, MA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Massachusetts as well as those across America as a whole. The Walpole, MA total amount of daily offenses is 1.86 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.55 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Walpole, MA is 2.40 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 2.29 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Walpole, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.76 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.59 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Walpole (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Walpole, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Walpole, MA ranks safer than 65% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 68% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Massachusetts and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Walpole, MA. As a result, Walpole, MA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Walpole

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Walpole is 1 in 614
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Walpole is 1 in 105
The chance of being a victim of crime in Walpole is 1 in 90
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Walpole, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Walpole, MA you have a 1 in 614 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 105 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Walpole, MA.

Year Over Year Crime In Walpole (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Walpole, MA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Walpole, MA has increased by 140%, the amount of property crime in Walpole, MA has decreased by 28%, and the total amount of crime in Walpole, MA has decreased by 19% year to year.

Walpole police department

ItemWalpoleMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4411,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.23.3
There are a total of 44 Walpole police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.5% less than the Massachusetts average and 44.9% less than the National average.

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
Dover, MA2,2490269269
Hopkinton, MA2,5090318318
Franklin Town, MA32,39312335347
Cordaville, MA2,55067288354
Sharon, MA6,0100416416
Walpole, MA5,9101639581,121

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Source: The Walpole, 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.