Westborough, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
187
Total Crimes
977.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-58.35%
Below National Average
198 out of 298
In Massachusetts
3,154 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Westborough, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westborough is 977.1 per 100,000 people. That's -58.35% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -28.26% 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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Westborough SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westborough
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 187 977.1 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 1 5.2 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 26 135.9 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 32 167.2 308.8 387.8
Burglary 17 88.8 149.7 314.2
Larceny 126 658.4 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 12 62.7 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 155 809.9 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Westborough

32
Violent Crimes
167.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-56.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 598.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westborough each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westborough is 167.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -56.88% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -45.85% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westborough

155
Property Crimes
809.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-58.64%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 123.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westborough each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westborough is 809.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -58.64% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -23.10% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 per 100,000 people.

Westborough 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 Westborough

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Worcester, MA 184,850 4,864 2,631.3 1,998.9 632.4
Framingham, MA 74,680 1,126 1,507.8 1,154.3 353.5
Marlborough, MA 39,498 502 1,271.0 893.7 377.2
Needham, MA 31,586 141 446.4 370.4 76.0
Milford, MA 29,066 213 732.8 591.8 141.1
Wellesley, MA 28,687 120 418.3 383.4 34.9
Hudson, MA 19,839 91 458.7 352.8 105.9
Hopkinton, MA 18,806 34 180.8 154.2 26.6
Northborough, MA 15,105 71 470.0 417.1 53.0
Medfield, MA 13,034 34 260.9 214.8 46.0
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