Northbridge, MA
Crime Rates


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Northbridge, MA crime analytics

Northbridge has an overall crime rate of 18 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 Northbridge is 1 in 57. How does Northbridge fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Northbridge's crime rate is lower than approximately 25% of Massachusetts communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Northbridge 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 Northbridge; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 473. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Northbridge; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Northbridge Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Northbridge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Northbridge 2.12
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 473

in Northbridge

1 in 256

in Massachusetts


Population: 16,544
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 1 25
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.54 0.06 1.51


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)

Northbridge 15.53
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in Northbridge

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Northbridge Property CRIMES

Population: 16,544
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 44 203 10
Rate per 1,000 2.66 12.27 0.60

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

Northbridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Northbridge 17
Massachusetts 27