Franklin, MA
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Franklin, MA crime analytics


If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Franklin. With an annual crime rate of only 5 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 221. These crime statistics put Franklin in the elite group of the safest communities in both Massachusetts and in the nation as a whole. It is for these reasons that Franklin is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Franklin, 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 Franklin than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 6629, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Franklin compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Franklin is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Franklin is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Franklin Crime Data

 

Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Franklin Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

145

150

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.15

4.37

4.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Franklin 0.15
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 6,629

in Franklin

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Franklin VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 33,147
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.12

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
Franklin 4.37
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 229

in Franklin

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Franklin Property CRIMES

Population: 33,147
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29 114 2
Rate per 1,000 0.87 3.44 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

Franklin Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Franklin 6
Massachusetts 27