Oxford, MA
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Oxford has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Oxford is 1 in 67. How does Oxford fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Oxford's crime rate is lower than approximately 32% of Massachusetts communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Oxford 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 Oxford; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 324. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Oxford; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Oxford Crime Data

 
Crime Index

50

(100 is safest)


Safer than 50% of U.S. Cities

Oxford Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

43

166

209

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.09

11.93

15.02

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oxford 3.09
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 324

in Oxford

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Oxford VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,916
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 8 32
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.57 2.30
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
Oxford 11.93
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Oxford

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Oxford Property CRIMES
Population: 13,916
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 134 9
Rate per 1,000 1.65 9.63 0.65
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

Oxford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oxford 8
Massachusetts 27