Blackstone, MA
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Blackstone, MA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Blackstone is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (74%) and also has a lower crime rate than 62% of the communities in Massachusetts, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Blackstone is one in 108 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Blackstone has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Blackstone is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Blackstone does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Blackstone.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Blackstone's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Blackstone is one in 569.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Blackstone is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Blackstone than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 134.

Blackstone Crime Data

 

Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Blackstone Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

68

84

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.76

7.47

9.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blackstone 1.76
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 569

in Blackstone

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Blackstone VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,104
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.11 0.22 1.43

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blackstone 7.47
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 134

in Blackstone

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Blackstone Property CRIMES

Population: 9,104
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 6 61 1
Rate per 1,000 0.66 6.70 0.11

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Blackstone Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Blackstone 8
Massachusetts 27

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