Reported Annual Crime In Winchendon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinchendon/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime217n/a (estimate)2,0231,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinchendon/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape8n/a74.631.240.4
Robbery2n/a18.678.8102.8
Assault28n/a261.0265.0248.5
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)354377386
Burglary18n/a167.8281.8468.9
Theft150n/a1,398.31,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft11n/a102.5118.3236.9
Property crime179n/a (estimate)1,6691,5612,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Winchendon, MA. The total number of reported crimes in Winchendon, MA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Winchendon, MA crime rate is 4% higher than the Massachusetts average and is 29% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Winchendon, MA has a violent crime rate that is 6% lower than the Massachusetts average and 8% lower than the national average. For property crime, Winchendon, MA is 7% higher than the Massachusetts average and 32% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Swanzey, NH1,35389681770
Greenville, NH1,36092701793
South Ashburnham, MA1,042177732908
Baldwinville, MA2,327190787977
Peterborough, NH2,993108881989
Jaffrey, NH2,4211529301,082
Orange, MA3,9443411,3131,655
Winchendon, MA3,7143541,6692,023

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Winchendon is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.54 daily crimes that occur in Winchendon.
  • Winchendon is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Winchendon you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Winchendon has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Winchendon (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Winchendon, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Winchendon, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.40 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Winchendon, MA are 1.06 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.09 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Winchendon, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.47 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Winchendon (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Winchendon, MA area in comparison to other Massachusetts communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Winchendon, MA being safer than 24% of cities in Massachusetts and 35% 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 Winchendon, MA. In conclusion, Winchendon, MA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winchendon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winchendon is 1 in 283
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winchendon is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Winchendon is 1 in 50
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Winchendon, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Winchendon, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 283. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 60 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Winchendon, MA is 1 in 50.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Winchendon, MA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Winchendon, MA has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Winchendon, MA has decreased by 25% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Winchendon, MA has decreased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Winchendon police department

ItemWinchendonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1911,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.23.3
There are a total of 19 Winchendon police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.4% less than the Massachusetts average and 44.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

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Wadsworth, IL3,71483390473
Hebron, IN3,7142011,2851,486
White City, FL3,7161661,0371,203
Unadilla, GA3,7163032,2892,592
Hohenwald, TN3,7161,0965,2056,301
Winchendon, MA3,7143541,6692,023
Source: The Winchendon, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.