Malden, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
913
Total Crimes
1,515.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-35.39%
Below National Average
261 out of 298
In Massachusetts
4,631 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Malden, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Malden is 1,515.8 per 100,000 people. That's -35.39% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 11.30% 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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Malden SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
3

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Malden
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 913 1,515.8 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 2 3.3 2.3 6.5
Robbery 34 56.4 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 120 199.2 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 162 269.0 308.8 387.8
Burglary 98 162.7 149.7 314.2
Larceny 554 919.8 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 99 164.4 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 751 1,246.9 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Malden

162
Violent Crimes
269.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-30.64%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 371.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Malden each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Malden is 269.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.64% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -12.90% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Malden

751
Property Crimes
1,246.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-36.33%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 80.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Malden each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Malden is 1,246.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -36.33% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 18.39% higher than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 per 100,000 people.

Malden 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 Malden

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cambridge, MA 119,938 2,541 2,118.6 1,834.3 284.3
Newton, MA 88,281 534 604.9 550.5 54.4
Somerville, MA 81,552 1,119 1,372.1 1,184.5 187.6
Brookline, MA 59,057 735 1,244.6 1,137.9 106.7
Medford, MA 57,137 609 1,065.9 939.8 126.0
Revere, MA 52,930 853 1,611.6 1,241.3 370.3
Everett, MA 46,765 855 1,828.3 1,441.2 387.0
Chelsea, MA 39,995 819 2,047.8 1,425.2 622.6
Lexington, MA 33,138 126 380.2 344.0 36.2
Needham, MA 31,586 141 446.4 370.4 76.0
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