Duxbury, MA
Crime Rates


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Duxbury, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Duxbury. With an annual crime rate of only 4 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 246. These crime statistics put Duxbury in the elite group of the safest communities in both Massachusetts and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Duxbury, and we found that the crime rate in Duxbury is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Duxbury 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 Duxbury 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 Duxbury.

For Duxbury, 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 Duxbury than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1106, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Duxbury compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Duxbury is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Duxbury is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Duxbury Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Duxbury Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Duxbury 0.90
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,106

in Duxbury

1 in 256

in Massachusetts


Population: 15,483
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.00 0.78


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)

Duxbury 3.16
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 316

in Duxbury

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Duxbury Property CRIMES

Population: 15,483
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 37 1
Rate per 1,000 0.71 2.39 0.06

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

Duxbury Crimes Per Square Mile

Duxbury 3
Massachusetts 27