Sharon, MA
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Sharon, MA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Sharon. With an annual crime rate of only 4 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 239. These crime statistics put Sharon in the elite group of the safest communities in both Massachusetts and in the nation as a whole.

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.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Sharon has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Sharon's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Sharon compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Sharon is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Sharon is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Sharon Crime Data

 

Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Sharon Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

76

76

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

4.18

4.18

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sharon 0.00
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Sharon

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Sharon VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,173
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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
Sharon 4.18
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 239

in Sharon

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Sharon Property CRIMES

Population: 18,173
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 53 4
Rate per 1,000 1.05 2.92 0.22

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

Sharon Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sharon 3
Massachusetts 27