Wrentham, MA
Crime Rates


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Wrentham, MA crime analytics

The crime rate in Wrentham is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Wrentham is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Wrentham is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Massachusetts, Wrentham has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Wrentham compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Wrentham with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Wrentham'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 Wrentham 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 Wrentham.

For Wrentham, 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 Wrentham than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1444, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Wrentham's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Wrentham 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 Wrentham is one in 53.

Wrentham Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Wrentham Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Wrentham 0.69
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,444

in Wrentham

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Population: 11,548
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.17 0.43
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)

Wrentham 18.88
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Wrentham

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Wrentham Property CRIMES
Population: 11,548
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 191 2
Rate per 1,000 2.16 16.54 0.17
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

Wrentham Crimes Per Square Mile

Wrentham 10
Massachusetts 27