Bellingham, MA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
219
Total Crimes
1,277.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-48.42%
Below National Average
213 out of 289
In Massachusetts
4,243 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Bellingham, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bellingham is 1,277.5 per 100,000 people. That's -48.42% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -15.25% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,507.4 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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Bellingham SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Bellingham
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 219 1,277.5 1,507.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 2 11.7 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 20 116.7 241.0 250.2
Violent Crime 25 145.8 327.6 366.7
Burglary 16 93.3 179.0 340.5
Larceny 170 991.7 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 8 46.7 89.0 219.9
Property Crime 194 1,131.7 1,179.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Bellingham

25.0
Violent Crimes
145.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-60.23%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 685.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bellingham each year. That compares to a 1 in 305.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bellingham is 145.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -60.23% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -55.48% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 327.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bellingham

194.0
Property Crimes
1,131.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-46.36%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 88.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bellingham each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bellingham is 1,131.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -46.36% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -4.08% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,179.8 per 100,000 people.

Bellingham 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 Bellingham

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Framingham, MA 73,127 1,097 1,500.1 1,094.0 406.1
Woonsocket, RI 41,709 1,102 2,642.1 2,073.9 568.2
Needham, MA 31,275 145 463.6 431.7 32.0
Wellesley, MA 29,651 127 428.3 404.7 23.6
Norwood, MA 29,185 262 897.7 736.7 161.0
Milford, MA 29,015 219 754.8 589.4 165.4
Dedham, MA 25,203 334 1,325.2 1,297.5 27.8
Walpole, MA 25,150 306 1,216.7 1,021.9 194.8
Sharon, MA 18,973 56 295.2 247.7 47.4
Hopkinton, MA 18,585 30 161.4 161.4 0.0
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