Charlton, MA
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Charlton, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Charlton is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 76% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Charlton is one in 115. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Charlton‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 65% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Charlton, 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 Charlton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1915, 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 Charlton 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 Charlton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 122.

Charlton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Charlton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

110

117

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.52

8.21

8.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Charlton 0.52
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,915

in Charlton

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Charlton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,406
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.07 0.22

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
Charlton 8.21
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 122

in Charlton

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Charlton Property CRIMES

Population: 13,406
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 64 9
Rate per 1,000 2.76 4.77 0.67

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

Charlton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Charlton 3
Massachusetts 27

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