Reported Annual Crime In Woburn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWoburn/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime496n/a (estimate)1,2501,7952,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWoburn/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.55.3
Rape3n/a7.632.041.7
Robbery5n/a12.671.098.0
Assault55n/a138.6252.5248.9
Violent crime63n/a (estimate)159358383
Burglary39n/a98.3249.1430.4
Theft355n/a894.71,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theft39n/a98.3109.9237.4
Property crime433n/a (estimate)1,0911,4372,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Woburn, MA. All reported Woburn, 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 Woburn, MA overall crime rate is 30% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 54% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Woburn, MA, the rate is 56% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 59% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Woburn, MA comes in at 24% lower than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 54% lower than the overall national average.
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The Woburn crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Woburn 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 Woburn crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Woburn is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.42 daily crimes that occur in Woburn.
  • Woburn is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Woburn you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Woburn has decreased by 12%.

Compare Woburn, MA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Woburn (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Woburn, MA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national scale. In Woburn, MA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.44 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.20 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Woburn, MA is 2.25 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.41 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Woburn, MA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.32 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.16 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Woburn (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Woburn, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Woburn, MA has been ranked safer than 60% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Woburn, MA is safer than 68% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Massachusetts and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Woburn, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Woburn, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Woburn

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Woburn is 1 in 630
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Woburn is 1 in 92
The chance of being a victim of crime in Woburn is 1 in 80
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Woburn, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Woburn, MA you have a 1 in 630 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 92 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Woburn, MA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Woburn, 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 Woburn, MA has decreased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Woburn, MA has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Woburn, MA has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Woburn police department

ItemWoburnMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8011,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 80 Woburn police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.4% less than the Massachusetts average and 36.7% 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
Topsfield, MA3,435106363469
Wellesley, MA28,90941445486
Winchester, MA22,49139516555
Cochituate, MA6,940116467584
Reading, MA25,49031603634
Arlington, MA44,40884565649
Woburn, MA39,2201591,0911,250

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kendall West, FL39,2194742,9193,393
Winter Garden, FL39,2193372,6012,938
Germantown, TN39,213791,2561,336
Cape Girardeau, MO39,2005873,8184,405
Greenacres, FL39,1903932,3702,764
Woburn, MA39,2201591,0911,250
Source: The Woburn, 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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