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Sharon, 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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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 3 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Sharon is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 85% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sharon is one in 289. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Sharon‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 79% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Sharon, 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 Sharon than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1423, 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 Sharon 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 Sharon than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 363.

Sharon Crime Data

 

Crime Index

85

(100 is safest)


Safer than 85% of U.S. Cities

Sharon Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

51

64

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.70

2.76

3.46

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.7
3.05
National Median: 4
    Sharon
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,423

in Sharon

1 in 328

in Massachusetts

Sharon VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,494
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.16 0.05 0.49

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
2.76
10.44
National Median: 19
    Sharon
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 363

in Sharon

1 in 96

in Massachusetts

Sharon Property CRIMES

Population: 18,494
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 44 4
Rate per 1,000 0.16 2.38 0.22

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Sharon Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
3
18
National Median: 26.8
    Sharon
    Massachusetts

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