Walpole, MA
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Walpole, MA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Walpole is safer than 65% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Massachusetts, only on the order of 51% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Walpole. If you live in Walpole, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 89. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest 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 612.

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 104.

Walpole Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Walpole Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

241

282

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.63

9.60

11.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Walpole 1.63
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 612

in Walpole

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Walpole VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,102
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 10 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.20 0.40 1.04

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
Walpole 9.60
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 104

in Walpole

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Walpole Property CRIMES

Population: 25,102
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 189 19
Rate per 1,000 1.31 7.53 0.76

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

Walpole Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Walpole 14
Massachusetts 27