Norfolk, MA
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Norfolk, 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

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Norfolk is 1 in 340. This equates to a crime rate of 2.94 per 1,000 residents, making Norfolk one of the safest communities in Massachusetts to live in. In fact, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Norfolk, and we found that the crime rate in Norfolk is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Norfolk 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 Norfolk 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 Norfolk.

For Norfolk, 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 Norfolk than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Norfolk compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Norfolk is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Norfolk is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Norfolk Crime Data

 

Crime Index

96

(100 is safest)


Safer than 96% of U.S. Cities

Norfolk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

34

35

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.08

2.86

2.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norfolk 0.08
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Norfolk

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Norfolk VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,908
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.00 0.00

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
Norfolk 2.86
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 350

in Norfolk

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Norfolk Property CRIMES

Population: 11,908
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 23 1
Rate per 1,000 0.84 1.93 0.08

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

Norfolk Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norfolk 2
Massachusetts 27

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