Stoneham, MA
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Stoneham, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Stoneham is safer than 64% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Massachusetts, only on the order of 53% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Stoneham. If you live in Stoneham, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 88. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Stoneham 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 Stoneham; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 512. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Stoneham 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 Stoneham than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 107.

Stoneham Crime Data

 

Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Stoneham Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

43

206

249

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.95

9.36

11.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Stoneham 1.95
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 512

in Stoneham

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Stoneham VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 22,002
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 12 27
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.18 0.55 1.23

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
Stoneham 9.36
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 107

in Stoneham

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Stoneham Property CRIMES

Population: 22,002
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 84 115 7
Rate per 1,000 3.82 5.23 0.32

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

Stoneham Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Stoneham 41
Massachusetts 27