Tewksbury, MA
Crime Rates

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Tewksbury, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

Tewksbury has an overall crime rate of 12 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Tewksbury is 1 in 84. How does Tewksbury fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Tewksbury's crime rate is lower than approximately 41% of Massachusetts communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Tewksbury 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 Tewksbury; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 491. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Tewksbury 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 Tewksbury than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 101.

Tewksbury Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Tewksbury Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Tewksbury 2.04
Massachusetts 3.77

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 491

in Tewksbury

1 in 265

in Massachusetts


Population: 30,906
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 10 43
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.32 0.32 1.39


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Tewksbury 9.87
Massachusetts 15.61

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Tewksbury

1 in 64

in Massachusetts

Tewksbury Property CRIMES

Population: 30,906
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 251 12
Rate per 1,000 1.36 8.12 0.39

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Tewksbury Crimes Per Square Mile

Tewksbury 18
Massachusetts 25