Springfield, VT
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The crime rate in Springfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Springfield is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Springfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Vermont, Springfield has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Springfield to other communities of similar population, then Springfield crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Springfield 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 Springfield 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 Springfield.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Springfield 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 Springfield; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 270. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the town, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Springfield experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Springfield's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Springfield 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 Springfield is one in 47.

Springfield Crime Data

 
Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Springfield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

34

195

229

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.71

21.26

24.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Springfield 3.71
Vermont 1.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 270

in Springfield

1 in 847

in Vermont
Springfield VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,170
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 8 21
Rate per 1,000 0.11 0.44 0.87 2.29
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
Springfield 21.26
Vermont 14.07
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Springfield

1 in 71

in Vermont
Springfield Property CRIMES
Population: 9,170
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 46 142 7
Rate per 1,000 5.02 15.49 0.76
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

Springfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Springfield 5
Vermont 5