Rockland, MA
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Rockland 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 Rockland is 1 in 69. How does Rockland fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Rockland's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of Massachusetts communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rockland's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Rockland is one in 575.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Rockland; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Rockland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

52

(100 is safest)


Safer than 52% of U.S. Cities

Rockland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

31

228

259

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.74

12.79

14.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rockland 1.74
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 575

in Rockland

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Rockland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 17,832
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Rockland 12.79
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 78

in Rockland

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Rockland Property CRIMES

Population: 17,832
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Rockland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rockland 25
Massachusetts 27

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