West Bridgewater, MA
Crime Rates


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West Bridgewater, MA crime analytics

The crime rate in West Bridgewater is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in West Bridgewater is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, West Bridgewater is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Massachusetts, West Bridgewater has a crime rate that is higher than 78% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in West Bridgewater compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared West Bridgewater with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether West Bridgewater's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West Bridgewater 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 West Bridgewater.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in West Bridgewater 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 West Bridgewater; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 443. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that West Bridgewater's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes West Bridgewater a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in West Bridgewater is one in 60.

West Bridgewater Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

West Bridgewater Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

West Bridgewater 2.26
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 443

in West Bridgewater

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
West Bridgewater VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,094
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.42 0.14 1.69
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)

West Bridgewater 16.77
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in West Bridgewater

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
West Bridgewater Property CRIMES
Population: 7,094
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 84 7
Rate per 1,000 3.95 11.84 0.99
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

West Bridgewater Crimes Per Square Mile

West Bridgewater 9
Massachusetts 27

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