Fitchburg, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
805
Total Crimes
1,990.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-15.16%
Below National Average
279 out of 298
In Massachusetts
5,711 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Fitchburg, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fitchburg is 1,990.5 per 100,000 people. That's -15.16% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 46.14% 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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Fitchburg SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Fitchburg
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 805 1,990.5 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 43 106.3 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 159 393.1 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 221 546.4 308.8 387.8
Burglary 108 267.0 149.7 314.2
Larceny 402 994.0 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 74 183.0 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 584 1,444.0 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Fitchburg

221
Violent Crimes
546.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
40.91%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 183.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fitchburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fitchburg is 546.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 40.91% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 76.95% higher than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fitchburg

584
Property Crimes
1,444.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-26.26%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 69.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fitchburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fitchburg is 1,444.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -26.26% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 37.11% higher than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 per 100,000 people.

Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Nashua, NH 89,671 925 1,031.5 912.2 119.3
Leominster, MA 41,598 896 2,153.9 1,675.6 478.4
Gardner, MA 20,629 351 1,701.5 1,250.7 450.8
Hudson, MA 19,839 91 458.7 352.8 105.9
Milford, NH 16,561 115 694.4 634.0 60.4
Clinton, MA 13,967 15 107.4 64.4 43.0
Pepperell, MA 12,114 71 586.1 445.8 140.3
Lunenburg, MA 11,874 114 960.1 758.0 202.1
Townsend, MA 9,515 56 588.5 399.4 189.2
Ayer, MA 8,237 48 582.7 485.6 97.1
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