Brockton, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,411
Total Crimes
2,431.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
3.63%
Above National Average
288 out of 298
In Massachusetts
6,496 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Brockton, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Brockton is 2,431.2 per 100,000 people. That's 3.63% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 78.50% higher than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,362.0 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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Brockton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Brockton
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,411 2,431.2 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 4 4.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 118 119.0 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 570 574.8 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 752 758.3 308.8 387.8
Burglary 202 203.7 149.7 314.2
Larceny 1,073 1,082.0 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 384 387.2 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 1,659 1,672.9 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Brockton

752
Violent Crimes
758.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
95.54%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 131.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Brockton each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Brockton is 758.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 95.54% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 145.55% higher than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Brockton

1,659
Property Crimes
1,672.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-14.57%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 59.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Brockton each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Brockton is 1,672.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -14.57% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 58.84% higher than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 per 100,000 people.

Brockton 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 Brockton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Newton, MA 88,281 534 604.9 550.5 54.4
Southfield, MI 72,794 1,597 2,193.9 1,798.2 395.6
Brookline, MA 59,057 735 1,244.6 1,137.9 106.7
Randolph, MA 32,052 384 1,198.1 929.7 268.3
Needham, MA 31,586 141 446.4 370.4 76.0
Norwood, MA 29,791 264 886.2 768.7 117.5
Milton, MA 27,600 113 409.4 380.4 29.0
Hingham, MA 25,816 190 736.0 542.3 193.7
Walpole, MA 25,273 243 961.5 827.0 134.5
Dedham, MA 25,217 285 1,130.2 1,102.4 27.8
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