Monson, MA
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Monson, 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 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Monson is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 77% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Monson is one in 117. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Monson‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 66% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Monson has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Monson 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 Monson 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 Monson.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Monson'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 Monson is one in 628.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Monson is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Monson than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 144.

Monson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

Monson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

61

75

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.59

6.94

8.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Monson 1.59
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 628

in Monson

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Monson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,789
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 0 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.46 0.00 1.14

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
Monson 6.94
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 144

in Monson

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Monson Property CRIMES

Population: 8,789
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 32 4
Rate per 1,000 2.84 3.64 0.46

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

Monson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Monson 2
Massachusetts 27