Taunton, MA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
599
Total Crimes
1,045.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-59.30%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Taunton, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Taunton is 1,045.3 per 100,000 people. That's -59.30% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -34.73% 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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Taunton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Taunton
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 599 1,045.3 1,601.4 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 35 61.1 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 190 331.6 241.2 246.8
Violent Crime 243 424.1 338.1 368.9
Burglary 84 146.6 200.8 376.0
Larceny 248 432.8 966.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 24 41.9 95.7 228.9
Property Crime 356 621.2 1,263.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Taunton

243
Violent Crimes
424.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
14.95%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 235.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Taunton each year. That compares to a 1 in 295.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Taunton is 424.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 14.95% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 25.42% higher than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 338.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Taunton

356
Property Crimes
621.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-71.76%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 161.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Taunton each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Taunton is 621.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -71.76% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -50.82% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,263.3 per 100,000 people.

Taunton 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 Taunton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Fall River, MA 89,475 2,269 2,535.9 1,521.1 1,014.8
Southfield, MI 73,418 1,713 2,333.2 2,055.4 277.9
Attleboro, MA 44,719 627 1,402.1 1,182.9 219.1
Randolph, MA 34,535 564 1,633.1 1,320.4 312.7
Bridgewater, MA 27,584 173 627.2 420.5 206.6
Walpole, MA 25,204 304 1,206.2 1,039.5 166.6
Central Falls, RI 19,293 376 1,948.9 1,518.7 430.2
Sharon, MA 18,373 64 348.3 277.6 70.8
Somerset, MA 18,166 194 1,067.9 853.2 214.7
Foxborough, MA 17,667 198 1,120.7 871.7 249.1
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