Reported Annual Crime In Westborough

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestborough/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime197n/a (estimate)1,0432,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestborough/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape2n/a10.630.538.6
Robbery2n/a10.677.8101.9
Assault11n/a58.3280.7237.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)79391373
Burglary24n/a127.1322.2491.4
Theft148n/a783.71,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a53.0118.8220.2
Property crime182n/a (estimate)9641,6912,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Westborough, MA. All reported Westborough, MA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Westborough, MA overall crime rate is 50% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 64% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Westborough, MA, the rate is 80% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 79% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Westborough, MA comes in at 43% lower than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 61% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westborough is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.86 daily crimes that occur in Westborough.
  • Westborough is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westborough you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westborough has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Westborough (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Westborough, MA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national scale. In Westborough, MA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.00 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.74 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Westborough, MA is 4.92 times less than the Massachusetts average and 4.69 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Westborough, MA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.75 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.58 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Westborough (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Westborough, MA compared to other areas of Massachusetts, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Westborough, MA safer than 79% when compared to other Massachusetts cities, and 81% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Massachusetts, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Westborough, MA. At this time, Westborough, MA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westborough

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westborough is 1 in 1259
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westborough is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westborough is 1 in 96
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Westborough, MA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Westborough, MA, then there is a 1 in 1259 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 104. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 96 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Westborough, MA.

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

A good indicator of whether Westborough, MA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Westborough, MA has increased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Westborough, MA has decreased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Westborough, MA has decreased by 6% year over year.

Westborough police department

ItemWestboroughMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3511,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
There are a total of 35 Westborough police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.2% less than the Massachusetts average and 42.1% 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
Hopkinton, MA2,5090318318
Clinton, MA7,48822312334
Franklin Town, MA32,39312335347
Cordaville, MA2,55067288354
Upton, MA3,31978465543
Westborough, MA4,061799641,043

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Madison, IL4,0613992,0662,465
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Carlisle, IA4,0623371,2521,588
Farmers Loop, AK4,0624001,5451,945
University Gardens, NY4,05999417515
Westborough, MA4,061799641,043
Source: The Westborough, 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.