Walpole, MA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
304
Total Crimes
1,206.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-53.04%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Walpole, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Walpole is 1,206.2 per 100,000 people. That's -53.04% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -24.68% 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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Walpole SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
3

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Walpole
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 304 1,206.2 1,601.4 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 4 15.9 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 35 138.9 241.2 246.8
Violent Crime 42 166.6 338.1 368.9
Burglary 34 134.9 200.8 376.0
Larceny 220 872.9 966.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 8 31.7 95.7 228.9
Property Crime 262 1,039.5 1,263.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Walpole

42
Violent Crimes
166.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-54.83%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 600.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Walpole each year. That compares to a 1 in 295.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Walpole is 166.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -54.83% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -50.71% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 338.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Walpole

262
Property Crimes
1,039.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-52.74%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 96.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Walpole each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Walpole is 1,039.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -52.74% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -17.72% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,263.3 per 100,000 people.

Walpole 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 Walpole

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cambridge, MA 114,881 2,407 2,095.2 1,800.1 295.1
Newton, MA 89,505 687 767.6 702.8 64.8
Brookline, MA 59,199 688 1,162.2 1,067.6 94.6
Randolph, MA 34,535 564 1,633.1 1,320.4 312.7
Needham, MA 31,264 160 511.8 460.6 51.2
Wellesley, MA 29,681 136 458.2 417.8 40.4
Norwood, MA 29,267 304 1,038.7 905.5 133.3
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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