Stoneham, MA
Crime Rates


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Stoneham, MA crime analytics

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Stoneham is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 64% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Stoneham is one in 88. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Stoneham‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 47% of the state's cities and towns.

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


(100 is safest)

Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Stoneham Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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
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
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)

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

Stoneham 41
Massachusetts 27