Marshfield, MA
Crime Rates


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Marshfield, 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 6 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Marshfield is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 87% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marshfield is one in 164. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Marshfield‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 81% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Marshfield 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 Marshfield, and we found that the crime rate in Marshfield is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Marshfield 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 Marshfield 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 Marshfield.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Marshfield's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Marshfield is one in 571.

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

Marshfield Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 87% of U.S. Cities

Marshfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Marshfield 1.75
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 571

in Marshfield

1 in 256

in Massachusetts


Population: 25,709
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 41
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.08 1.59


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)

Marshfield 4.36
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 230

in Marshfield

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Marshfield Property CRIMES

Population: 25,709
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 96 5
Rate per 1,000 0.43 3.73 0.19

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

Marshfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Marshfield 5
Massachusetts 27