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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Marshfield's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in the nation among cities and towns of all sizes, although not one of the very lowest in Massachusetts (15% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe town, Marshfield's crime rate is just 3 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Marshfield is one in 300. 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.

For Marshfield, 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 Marshfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1291, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Marshfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

66

86

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.77

2.56

3.33

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.77
3.03
National Median: 4
    Marshfield
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,291

in Marshfield

1 in 330

in Massachusetts

Marshfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,825
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 4 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.04 0.15 0.58

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
2.56
10.33
National Median: 19
    Marshfield
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 391

in Marshfield

1 in 97

in Massachusetts

Marshfield Property CRIMES

Population: 25,825
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 50 4
Rate per 1,000 0.46 1.94 0.15

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Marshfield Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
3
18
National Median: 26.9
    Marshfield
    Massachusetts