Franklin, MA
Crime Rates



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Franklin, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Franklin is 1 in 275. This equates to a crime rate of 4 per 1,000 residents, making Franklin one of the safest communities in nation. Franklin's crime rate is not the lowest in Massachusetts, however. Approximately 14% of the cities and towns in Massachusetts have a lower crime rate, according to FBI crime statistics. 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 5538, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Franklin 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 Franklin than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 289.

Franklin Crime Data

 

Crime Index

91

(100 is safest)


Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Franklin Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

115

121

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.18

3.46

3.64

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Franklin 0.18
Massachusetts 3.38

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 5,538

in Franklin

1 in 296

in Massachusetts

Franklin VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 33,230
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.03 0.09

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Franklin 3.46
Massachusetts 12.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 289

in Franklin

1 in 79

in Massachusetts

Franklin Property CRIMES

Population: 33,230
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 94 4
Rate per 1,000 0.51 2.83 0.12

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Franklin Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Franklin 4
Massachusetts 21