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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 81%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Dennis/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)500 (estimate)1,5072,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a32.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a52.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a241.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)109 (estimate)328379
Burglaryn/an/an/a179.0340.5
Theftn/an/an/a911.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a89.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)391 (estimate)1,1802,110

Key findings

  • West Dennis crime rates are 80% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Dennis are 71% lower than the national average
  • In West Dennis you have a 1 in 200 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Dennis is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Dennis has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In West Dennis (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Dennis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Dennis is 1 in 920
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Dennis is 1 in 256
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Dennis is 1 in 200

      Year Over Year Crime In West Dennis (per 100,000 people)

      West Dennis police department

      ItemWest DennisMassachusettsNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,659558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Chatham, MA1,45194337431
      Harwich Port, MA1,72195340434
      East Dennis, MA2,824102365467
      North Eastham, MA1,742107386493
      East Sandwich, MA3,735108389497
      Harwich Center, MA1,423117422540
      Dennis Port, MA2,680137494631
      West Dennis, MA2,474109391500

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      Hidden Springs, ID2,47435191227
      Caryville, TN2,4741401,9572,097
      Whitesboro, NJ2,474123795919
      Lake Cherokee, TX2,47566375441
      Belville, NC2,473135854989
      West Dennis, MA2,474109391500
      Source: The West Dennis, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.