Norwell, MA
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Norwell, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Norwell. With an annual crime rate of only 5 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 189. These crime statistics put Norwell in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 85% of the cities and towns in Massachusetts.

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

For Norwell, 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 Norwell than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2746, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Norwell 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 Norwell than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 203.

Norwell Crime Data

 

Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Norwell Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

54

58

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.36

4.92

5.28

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norwell 0.36
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,746

in Norwell

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Norwell VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,984
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.00 0.27

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
Norwell 4.92
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 203

in Norwell

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Norwell Property CRIMES

Population: 10,984
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 39 1
Rate per 1,000 1.27 3.55 0.09

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

Norwell Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norwell 3
Massachusetts 27

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