Blackstone, MA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Blackstone is 1 in 273. This equates to a crime rate of 4 per 1,000 residents, making Blackstone one of the safest communities in nation. Blackstone's crime rate is not the lowest in Massachusetts, however. Approximately 18% of the cities and towns in Massachusetts have a lower crime rate, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Blackstone, and we found that the crime rate in Blackstone is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Blackstone is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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 1 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 714.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Blackstone compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Blackstone is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Blackstone is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Blackstone Crime Data

 

Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Blackstone Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

21

34

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.40

2.26

3.66

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.4
3.28
National Median: 4
    Blackstone
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 714

in Blackstone

1 in 305

in Massachusetts

Blackstone VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,288
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.11 0.22 1.08

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
2.26
11.8
National Median: 21
    Blackstone
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 442

in Blackstone

1 in 85

in Massachusetts

Blackstone Property CRIMES

Population: 9,288
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 12 4
Rate per 1,000 0.54 1.29 0.43

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Blackstone Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
3
20
National Median: 28.3
    Blackstone
    Massachusetts

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