Winchester, MA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
118
Total Crimes
512.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-80.06%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Winchester, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Winchester is 512.2 per 100,000 people. That's -80.06% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -68.01% 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.

Winchester SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
3

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Winchester
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 118 512.2 1,601.4 2,568.4
Murder 1 4.3 2.0 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 4 17.4 241.2 246.8
Violent Crime 6 26.0 338.1 368.9
Burglary 21 91.2 200.8 376.0
Larceny 87 377.7 966.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 4 17.4 95.7 228.9
Property Crime 112 486.2 1,263.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Winchester

6
Violent Crimes
26.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-92.94%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 3,839.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Winchester each year. That compares to a 1 in 295.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Winchester is 26.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -92.94% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -92.30% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 338.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Winchester

112
Property Crimes
486.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-77.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 205.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Winchester each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Winchester is 486.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -77.90% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -61.51% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,263.3 per 100,000 people.

Winchester 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 Winchester

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
Somerville, MA 82,161 1,197 1,456.9 1,241.5 215.4
Malden, MA 61,469 768 1,249.4 956.6 292.8
Brookline, MA 59,199 688 1,162.2 1,067.6 94.6
Medford, MA 57,997 621 1,070.7 944.9 125.9
Arlington, MA 45,876 225 490.5 416.3 74.1
Woburn, MA 39,895 423 1,060.3 945.0 115.3
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
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