Walpole, MA
Crime Rates




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Walpole, 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

Walpole is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (61%) and also has a lower crime rate than 43% 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 Walpole is one in 86 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.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Walpole's violent crime rate is 2 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 Walpole is one in 558.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Walpole 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 Walpole than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 102.

Walpole Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Walpole Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

45

246

291

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.79

9.79

11.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Walpole 1.79
Massachusetts 3.77

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 558

in Walpole

1 in 265

in Massachusetts

Walpole VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,125
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 3 40
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.12 1.59

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
Walpole 9.79
Massachusetts 15.61

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 102

in Walpole

1 in 64

in Massachusetts

Walpole Property CRIMES

Population: 25,125
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 217 7
Rate per 1,000 0.88 8.64 0.28

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

Walpole Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Walpole 14
Massachusetts 25