Middleborough, MA
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Middleborough, 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

Middleborough has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Middleborough is 1 in 67. How does Middleborough fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Middleborough's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% of Massachusetts communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Middleborough has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Middleborough is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Middleborough occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Middleborough; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 348. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Middleborough; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Middleborough Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Middleborough Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Middleborough 2.87
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 348

in Middleborough

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Middleborough VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 24,350
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 5 54
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.45 0.21 2.22


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)

Middleborough 11.95
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Middleborough

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Middleborough Property CRIMES

Population: 24,350
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 223 17
Rate per 1,000 2.09 9.16 0.70

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

Middleborough Crimes Per Square Mile

Middleborough 5
Massachusetts 27

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