Malden, MA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
881
Total Crimes
1,450.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.44%
Below National Average
231 out of 289
In Massachusetts
4,718 out of 9,891
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 1,450.3 per 100,000 people. That's -41.44% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -3.79% lower 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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Malden SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
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 881 1,450.3 1,507.4 2,476.7
Murder 1 1.6 2.2 5.0
Robbery 26 42.8 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 126 207.4 241.0 250.2
Violent Crime 162 266.7 327.6 366.7
Burglary 103 169.6 179.0 340.5
Larceny 521 857.7 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 95 156.4 89.0 219.9
Property Crime 719 1,183.6 1,179.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Malden

162.0
Violent Crimes
266.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-27.27%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 375.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Malden each year. That compares to a 1 in 305.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Malden is 266.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -27.27% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -18.59% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 327.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Malden

719.0
Property Crimes
1,183.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-43.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 84.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Malden each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Malden is 1,183.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -43.90% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 0.32% higher than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,179.8 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 119,908 2,317 1,932.3 1,653.8 278.5
Newton, MA 88,658 559 630.5 575.2 55.3
Somerville, MA 81,668 1,191 1,458.3 1,255.1 203.3
Brookline, MA 58,928 560 950.3 853.6 96.7
Medford, MA 57,484 642 1,116.8 915.0 201.8
Revere, MA 53,654 826 1,539.5 1,217.1 322.4
Everett, MA 47,195 868 1,839.2 1,320.1 519.1
Chelsea, MA 40,496 864 2,133.5 1,466.8 666.7
Lexington, MA 33,824 94 277.9 227.6 50.3
Needham, MA 31,275 145 463.6 431.7 32.0
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