Wayland, MA
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Wayland, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Wayland. With an annual crime rate of only 0 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 4627. These crime statistics put Wayland in the elite group of the safest communities in both Massachusetts and in the nation as a whole.

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

For Wayland, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Wayland than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Wayland compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Wayland is just 0 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Wayland is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Wayland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

98

(100 is safest)


Safer than 98% of U.S. Cities

Wayland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

2

3

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.07

0.14

0.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wayland 0.07
Massachusetts 3.38

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Wayland

1 in 296

in Massachusetts

Wayland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,882
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wayland 0.14
Massachusetts 12.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 6,941

in Wayland

1 in 79

in Massachusetts

Wayland Property CRIMES

Population: 13,882
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 2 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Wayland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wayland 0
Massachusetts 21

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