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Total crime 89%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 89%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMedfield/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34n/a (estimate)2611,3622,346
Murder0n/a0.02.36.5
Rape2n/a15.326.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.043.773.9
Assault4n/a30.7235.9279.7
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)46309388
Burglary6n/a46.0149.7314.2
Theft22n/a168.8804.31,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.099.2246.0
Property crime28n/a (estimate)2151,0531,958

Key findings

  • Medfield crime rates are 89% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Medfield are 88% lower than the national average
  • In Medfield you have a 1 in 384 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Medfield is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Medfield has decreased by 49%

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

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      Daily Crime In Medfield (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Medfield for every 100,000 residents. The Medfield total amount of daily crime is 5.22 times less than the Massachusetts average and 8.99 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Medfield, is 6.71 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 8.42 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Medfield has a daily crime average that is 4.90 times less than the Massachusetts average and 9.12 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Medfield (higher is better)

      Is Medfield safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Massachusetts as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Medfield to other cities in the state and across the country, Medfield is 94% safer than other cities of Massachusetts and 92% safer than other cities in the nation. Medfield has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Medfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Medfield is 1 in 2173
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Medfield is 1 in 466
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Medfield is 1 in 384
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Medfield? In Medfield, you have a 1 in 2173 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 466. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Medfield, MA is 1 in 384.

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

      Determining whether Medfield is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Medfield violent crime rates have decreased by 59%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 46% year over year. Total crimes for Medfield has decreased by 49% in the same time frame.

      Medfield police department

      ItemMedfieldMassachusettsNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2111,659558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.23.3
      There are a total of 21 Medfield police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.2% less than the Massachusetts average and 47.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Massachusetts

      StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
      Massachusetts4,55172266
      There are a total of 4,551 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 72 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Franklin Town, MA32,8731893111
      Hopkinton, MA2,79427154181
      Sharon, MA5,84142179221
      Cordaville, MA2,84760205266
      Hopedale, MA3,81284321405
      Milton, MA27,35129380409
      Wellesley, MA28,90935383418
      Medfield, MA6,57546215261

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      Tuttle, OK6,576142811953
      Kingsland, TX6,5764182,1042,522
      Ben Lomond, CA6,5732681,2981,567
      Lakeview, NY6,5772731,0561,329
      Medfield, MA6,57546215261
      Source: The Medfield, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.