Dedham, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
285
Total Crimes
1,130.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-51.83%
Below National Average
218 out of 298
In Massachusetts
3,616 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Dedham, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Dedham is 1,130.2 per 100,000 people. That's -51.83% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -17.02% lower 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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Dedham SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Dedham
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 285 1,130.2 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 2 7.9 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 4 15.9 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 7 27.8 308.8 387.8
Burglary 14 55.5 149.7 314.2
Larceny 223 884.3 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 41 162.6 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 278 1,102.4 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Dedham

7
Violent Crimes
27.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-92.84%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 3,602.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Dedham each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Dedham is 27.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -92.84% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -91.01% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Dedham

278
Property Crimes
1,102.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-43.70%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 90.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Dedham each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Dedham is 1,102.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -43.70% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 4.68% higher than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 per 100,000 people.

Dedham 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 Dedham

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
Brookline, MA 59,057 735 1,244.6 1,137.9 106.7
Arlington, MA 45,582 163 357.6 298.4 59.2
Lexington, MA 33,138 126 380.2 344.0 36.2
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
Wellesley, MA 28,687 120 418.3 383.4 34.9
Milton, MA 27,600 113 409.4 380.4 29.0
Walpole, MA 25,273 243 961.5 827.0 134.5
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