Stow, MA
Crime Rates




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Stow, MA crime analytics


Stow is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (84%) and also has a lower crime rate than 76% of the communities in Massachusetts, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Stow is one in 145 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Stow's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Stow is one in 792.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Stow 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 Stow than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 178.

Stow Crime Data

 
Crime Index

84

(100 is safest)


Safer than 84% of U.S. Cities

Stow Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

40

49

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.26

5.61

6.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Stow 1.26
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 792

in Stow

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Stow VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,125
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.00 0.98
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
Stow 5.61
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 178

in Stow

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Stow Property CRIMES
Population: 7,125
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 28 0
Rate per 1,000 1.68 3.93 0.00
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

Stow Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Stow 3
Massachusetts 27