Bridgewater, MA
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Bridgewater, MA crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Bridgewater is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bridgewater is one in 86. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Bridgewater‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 46% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Bridgewater has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bridgewater 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 Bridgewater 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 Bridgewater.

For Bridgewater, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Bridgewater than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1625, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Bridgewater 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 Bridgewater than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 91.

Bridgewater Crime Data

 
Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Bridgewater Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

303

320

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

10.97

11.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bridgewater 0.62
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,625

in Bridgewater

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Bridgewater VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 27,628
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Bridgewater 10.97
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Bridgewater

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Bridgewater Property CRIMES
Population: 27,628
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Bridgewater Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bridgewater 12
Massachusetts 27