Woburn, MA
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Woburn, 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

Woburn has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Woburn is 1 in 70. How does Woburn fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Woburn's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Massachusetts communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Woburn 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 Woburn; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 444. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Woburn; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Woburn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Woburn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

89

476

565

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.25

12.03

14.28

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Woburn 2.25
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 444

in Woburn

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Woburn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 39,555
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 12 69
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.20 0.30 1.74

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
Woburn 12.03
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 83

in Woburn

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Woburn Property CRIMES

Population: 39,555
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 74 370 32
Rate per 1,000 1.87 9.35 0.81

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

Woburn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Woburn 44
Massachusetts 27