Sandwich, MA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Sandwich is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 76% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sandwich is one in 147. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Sandwich‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 54% of the state's cities and towns.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sandwich 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 Sandwich; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 504. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Sandwich 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 Sandwich than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 208.

Sandwich Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Sandwich Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

40

97

137

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.98

4.81

6.79

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.98
3.28
National Median: 4
    Sandwich
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 504

in Sandwich

1 in 305

in Massachusetts

Sandwich VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,169
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 1 34
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.05 1.69

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
4.81
11.8
National Median: 21
    Sandwich
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 208

in Sandwich

1 in 85

in Massachusetts

Sandwich Property CRIMES

Population: 20,169
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16 79 2
Rate per 1,000 0.79 3.92 0.10

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Sandwich Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
5
20
National Median: 28.3
    Sandwich
    Massachusetts

Zip Codes in Sandwich, MA