Marshfield, MA
Crime Rates



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Marshfield, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Marshfield. 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 Marshfield in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 81% of the cities and towns in Massachusetts. 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 1 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 833.

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 3 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

91

(100 is safest)


Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Marshfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

31

86

117

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.20

3.33

4.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marshfield 1.20
Massachusetts 3.58

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 833

in Marshfield

1 in 279

in Massachusetts

Marshfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,836
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 2 24
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.19 0.08 0.93

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marshfield 3.33
Massachusetts 14.37

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 300

in Marshfield

1 in 70

in Massachusetts

Marshfield Property CRIMES

Population: 25,836
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 68 3
Rate per 1,000 0.58 2.63 0.12

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Marshfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Marshfield 4
Massachusetts 24