Reported Annual Crime In Framingham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFramingham/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,042n/a (estimate)1,4591,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFramingham/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape8n/a11.231.240.4
Robbery18n/a25.278.8102.8
Assault185n/a259.0265.0248.5
Violent crime211n/a (estimate)295377386
Burglary122n/a170.8281.8468.9
Theft655n/a917.11,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft54n/a75.6118.3236.9
Property crime831n/a (estimate)1,1641,5612,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Framingham, MA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Framingham, MA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Framingham, MA averages 25% lower than the rest of Massachusetts while the rate of crime on a national scale is 49% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Framingham, MA is 22% lower than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 24% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 25% lower than the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 53% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Framingham, MA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Framingham is 49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4 daily crimes that occur in Framingham.
  • Framingham is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Framingham you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Framingham has decreased by 40%.

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Daily Crime In Framingham (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Framingham, 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 Framingham, MA total amount of daily offenses is 1.33 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.94 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Framingham, MA is 1.28 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 1.31 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Framingham, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.34 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.11 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Framingham (higher is better)

How safe is Framingham, MA compared to other cities in Massachusetts and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Framingham, MA is safer than 34% of the cities in Massachusetts and 48% 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 Framingham, MA. Overall, Framingham, MA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Framingham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Framingham is 1 in 339
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Framingham is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Framingham is 1 in 69
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Framingham, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Framingham, MA you have a 1 in 339 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 86 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Framingham, MA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Framingham, 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 Framingham, MA has decreased by 35%, while the property crime rate in Framingham, MA has decreased by 41% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Framingham, MA has decreased by 40% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Framingham police department

ItemFraminghamMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13311,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
There are a total of 133 Framingham police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.3% less than the Massachusetts average and 41.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Franklin Town, MA32,8733295298
Cordaville, MA2,84764266330
Upton, MA2,99826362388
Hopkinton, MA2,79412377389
Sharon, MA5,84177341418
Hopedale, MA3,81267387455
Lexington, MA32,93668392461
Framingham, MA70,7432951,1641,459

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ellicott City, MD70,7802441,1811,425
Franklin, TN70,6252061,4511,657
Passaic, NJ70,5365611,5582,119
Lauderhill, FL70,4529023,2164,118
Redlands, CA70,4423154,0754,390
Framingham, MA70,7432951,1641,459
Source: The Framingham, 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.