Norwood, MA
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Norwood is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 64% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Norwood is one in 88. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Norwood‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 47% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Norwood, 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 Norwood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1385, 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 Norwood 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 Norwood than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 94.

Norwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Norwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

310

331

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.72

10.65

11.38

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norwood 0.72
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,385

in Norwood

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Norwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,095
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 4 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.21 0.14 0.38

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
Norwood 10.65
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 94

in Norwood

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Norwood Property CRIMES

Population: 29,095
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 66 217 27
Rate per 1,000 2.27 7.46 0.93

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

Norwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norwood 32
Massachusetts 27