Leominster, MA
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The crime rate in Leominster is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Leominster is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Leominster is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Massachusetts, Leominster has a crime rate that is higher than 97% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Leominster to other communities of similar population, then Leominster crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Leominster does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Leominster 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 Leominster.

For Leominster, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Leominster is one in 112.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Leominster's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Leominster a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Leominster is one in 38.

Leominster Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Leominster Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

372

1,093

1,465

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.95

26.29

35.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Leominster 8.95
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 112

in Leominster

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Leominster VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 41,569
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 36 26 309
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.87 0.63 7.43
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
Leominster 26.29
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Leominster

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Leominster Property CRIMES
Population: 41,569
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 154 873 66
Rate per 1,000 3.70 21.00 1.59
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

Leominster Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Leominster 49
Massachusetts 27