Reported Annual Crime In Winchester

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinchester/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime128n/a (estimate)5551,7952,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinchester/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.55.3
Rape1n/a4.332.041.7
Robbery1n/a4.371.098.0
Assault7n/a30.4252.5248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)39358383
Burglary18n/a78.1249.1430.4
Theft99n/a429.31,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a8.7109.9237.4
Property crime119n/a (estimate)5161,4372,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Winchester, MA. All reported Winchester, 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 Winchester, MA overall crime rate is 69% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 80% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Winchester, MA, the rate is 89% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 90% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Winchester, MA comes in at 64% lower than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 78% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Winchester is 80% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.52 daily crimes that occur in Winchester.
  • Winchester is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Winchester you have a 1 in 181 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Winchester has decreased by 15%.

Compare Winchester, MA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Winchester (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Winchester, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Winchester, MA the total number of daily crimes is 3.23 times less than the Massachusetts average and 4.95 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Winchester, MA are 9.17 times less than the Massachusetts average and 9.81 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Winchester, MA has a daily crime rate that is 2.78 times less than the Massachusetts average and 4.58 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Winchester (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Winchester, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Winchester, MA ranks safer than 94% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 91% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Massachusetts and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Winchester, MA. As a result, Winchester, MA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winchester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winchester is 1 in 2563
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winchester is 1 in 194
The chance of being a victim of crime in Winchester is 1 in 181
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Winchester, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Winchester, MA you have a 1 in 2563 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 194 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 181 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Winchester, MA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Winchester, 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 Winchester, MA has increased by 44%, while the property crime rate in Winchester, MA has decreased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Winchester, MA has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Winchester police department

ItemWinchesterMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4611,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 46 Winchester police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2% less than the Massachusetts average and 35.1% 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
Boxford, MA2,4720264264
Dover, MA2,45317297314
Topsfield, MA3,435106363469
Wellesley, MA28,90941445486
Cochituate, MA6,940116467584
Reading, MA25,49031603634
Arlington, MA44,40884565649
Winchester, MA22,49139516555

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Okemos, MI22,4932088331,041
Willoughby, OH22,4951491,9252,074
New Castle, PA22,5004283,2963,724
Hastings, MN22,5011592,1792,338
Jacksonville Beach, FL22,5196024,3344,937
Winchester, MA22,49139516555
Source: The Winchester, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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