Reported Annual Crime In Bridgewater

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgewater/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime233n/a (estimate)8391,7952,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgewater/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.55.3
Rape11n/a39.632.041.7
Robbery2n/a7.271.098.0
Assault65n/a234.1252.5248.9
Violent crime78n/a (estimate)281358383
Burglary20n/a72.0249.1430.4
Theft120n/a432.11,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theft15n/a54.0109.9237.4
Property crime155n/a (estimate)5581,4372,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Bridgewater, MA. All reported Bridgewater, 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 Bridgewater, MA overall crime rate is 53% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 69% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Bridgewater, MA, the rate is 22% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 27% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Bridgewater, MA comes in at 61% lower than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 76% lower than the overall national average.

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The Bridgewater crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bridgewater as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Bridgewater crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bridgewater is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.3 daily crimes that occur in Bridgewater.
  • Bridgewater is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bridgewater you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bridgewater has decreased by 65%.

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Daily Crime In Bridgewater (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bridgewater, MA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national scale. In Bridgewater, MA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.14 times less than the Massachusetts average and 3.27 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bridgewater, MA is 1.27 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.36 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bridgewater, MA has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.57 times less than the Massachusetts average and 4.23 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bridgewater (higher is better)

How safe is Bridgewater, MA compared to other cities in Massachusetts and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Bridgewater, MA is safer than 17% of the cities in Massachusetts and 31% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Massachusetts and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Bridgewater, MA. Overall, Bridgewater, MA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bridgewater

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 357
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 180
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 120
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bridgewater, MA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Bridgewater, MA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 357. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 180 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Bridgewater, MA is 1 in 120.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Bridgewater, 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 Bridgewater, MA has decreased by 38%, while the property crime rate in Bridgewater, MA has decreased by 71% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Bridgewater, MA has decreased by 65% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Bridgewater police department

ItemBridgewaterMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3211,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.23.3
There are a total of 32 Bridgewater police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.8% less than the Massachusetts average and 63.4% 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
Sharon, MA5,84181244326
South Duxbury, MA3,68468274342
Marshfield Hills, MA2,51272289361
Marshfield, MA4,663120328447
North Pembroke, MA2,976130522653
Duxbury, MA1,49856634690
North Lakeville, MA2,683143574717
Bridgewater, MA8,544281558839

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westwego, LA8,5452581,9572,215
Seven Corners, VA8,5421591,3721,531
Monroe, NY8,5472791,1811,460
Bradford, PA8,5407823,4314,213
Woodbury CDP, NY8,549125531656
Bridgewater, MA8,544281558839
Source: The Bridgewater, 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.