Winchester, MA
Crime Rates




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Winchester, MA crime analytics


Winchester is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (85%) and also has a lower crime rate than 76% 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 Winchester is one in 150 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.

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

For Winchester, 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 Winchester than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3736, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Winchester 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 Winchester than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 157.

Winchester Crime Data

 
Crime Index

85

(100 is safest)


Safer than 85% of U.S. Cities

Winchester Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

143

149

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.27

6.38

6.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Winchester 0.27
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,736

in Winchester

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Winchester VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 22,417
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.27
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
Winchester 6.38
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 157

in Winchester

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Winchester Property CRIMES
Population: 22,417
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 118 3
Rate per 1,000 0.98 5.26 0.13
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

Winchester Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Winchester 25
Massachusetts 27