Norwood, MA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
304
Total Crimes
1,038.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-59.56%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Norwood, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Norwood is 1,038.7 per 100,000 people. That's -59.56% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -35.14% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,601.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Norwood SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

How Does Norwood Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Norwood
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 304 1,038.7 1,601.4 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 7 23.9 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 23 78.6 241.2 246.8
Violent Crime 39 133.3 338.1 368.9
Burglary 23 78.6 200.8 376.0
Larceny 214 731.2 966.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 28 95.7 95.7 228.9
Property Crime 265 905.5 1,263.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Norwood

39
Violent Crimes
133.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-63.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 750.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Norwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 295.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Norwood is 133.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -63.88% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -60.59% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 338.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Norwood

265
Property Crimes
905.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-58.83%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 110.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Norwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Norwood is 905.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -58.83% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -28.33% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,263.3 per 100,000 people.

Norwood Crime Compared To Massachusetts Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Massachusetts.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Norwood

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Newton, MA 89,505 687 767.6 702.8 64.8
Brookline, MA 59,199 688 1,162.2 1,067.6 94.6
Arlington, MA 45,876 225 490.5 416.3 74.1
Randolph, MA 34,535 564 1,633.1 1,320.4 312.7
Lexington, MA 34,050 121 355.4 331.9 23.5
Needham, MA 31,264 160 511.8 460.6 51.2
Wellesley, MA 29,681 136 458.2 417.8 40.4
Milton, MA 27,642 72 260.5 217.1 43.4
Belmont, MA 26,700 172 644.2 625.5 18.7
Dedham, MA 25,437 346 1,360.2 1,332.7 27.5
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