Northborough, MA
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According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Northborough is safer than 77% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Massachusetts, only on the order of 32% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Northborough. If you live in Northborough, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 119. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

For Northborough, 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 Northborough than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1880, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Northborough 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 Northborough than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 127.

Northborough Crime Data

 
Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

Northborough Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

118

126

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.53

7.84

8.38

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Northborough 0.53
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,880

in Northborough

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Northborough VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,042
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.53
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
Northborough 7.84
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 127

in Northborough

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Northborough Property CRIMES
Population: 15,042
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 106 1
Rate per 1,000 0.73 7.05 0.07
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

Northborough Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Northborough 7
Massachusetts 27

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