Townsend, MA
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Townsend, MA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Townsend 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 Townsend. If you live in Townsend, 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, Townsend has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Townsend 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 Townsend 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 Townsend.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Townsend'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 Townsend is one in 865.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Townsend 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 Townsend than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 98.

Townsend Crime Data

 
Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Townsend Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

97

108

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.16

10.19

11.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Townsend 1.16
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 865

in Townsend

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Townsend VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,515
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.21 0.00 0.95
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
Townsend 10.19
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 98

in Townsend

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Townsend Property CRIMES
Population: 9,515
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 44 4
Rate per 1,000 5.15 4.62 0.42
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

Townsend Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Townsend 3
Massachusetts 27

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