Fall River, MA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,847
Total Crimes
2,073.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-16.27%
Below National Average
272 out of 289
In Massachusetts
6,290 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Fall River, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fall River is 2,073.7 per 100,000 people. That's -16.27% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 37.57% higher 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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Fall River SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
7

How Does Fall River Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Fall River
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,847 2,073.7 1,507.4 2,476.7
Murder 5 5.6 2.2 5.0
Robbery 113 126.9 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 604 678.1 241.0 250.2
Violent Crime 773 867.9 327.6 366.7
Burglary 412 462.6 179.0 340.5
Larceny 499 560.3 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 163 183.0 89.0 219.9
Property Crime 1,074 1,205.8 1,179.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Fall River

773.0
Violent Crimes
867.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
136.68%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 115.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fall River each year. That compares to a 1 in 305.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fall River is 867.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 136.68% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 164.95% higher than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 327.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fall River

1,074.0
Property Crimes
1,205.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-42.85%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 82.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fall River each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fall River is 1,205.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -42.85% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 2.21% higher than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,179.8 per 100,000 people.

Fall River 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 Fall River

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Providence, RI 179,762 6,305 3,507.4 3,011.2 496.2
New Bedford, MA 94,613 2,755 2,911.9 2,248.1 663.8
Pawtucket, RI 72,030 1,933 2,683.6 2,276.8 406.8
Taunton, MA 57,028 562 985.5 605.0 380.5
Attleboro, MA 44,959 645 1,434.6 1,161.1 273.6
Bridgewater, MA 27,270 154 564.7 348.4 216.4
Central Falls, RI 19,423 371 1,910.1 1,487.9 422.2
Somerset, MA 18,036 173 959.2 720.8 238.4
Tiverton, RI 15,745 191 1,213.1 1,143.2 69.9
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