Brattleboro, VT
Crime Rates


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Brattleboro, VT crime analytics

The crime rate in Brattleboro is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Brattleboro is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Brattleboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Vermont, Brattleboro has a crime rate that is higher than 98% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Brattleboro to other communities of similar population, then Brattleboro crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Brattleboro does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Brattleboro 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 Brattleboro.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Brattleboro 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 Brattleboro; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 354. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Brattleboro's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Brattleboro 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 Brattleboro is one in 35.

Brattleboro Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Brattleboro Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Brattleboro 2.83
Vermont 1.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 354

in Brattleboro

1 in 847

in Vermont


Population: 11,679
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 9 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.34 0.77 1.71


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)

Brattleboro 28.26
Vermont 14.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Brattleboro

1 in 71

in Vermont

Brattleboro Property CRIMES

Population: 11,679
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 89 234 7
Rate per 1,000 7.62 20.04 0.60

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

Brattleboro Crimes Per Square Mile

Brattleboro 11
Vermont 5