Wilmington, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
186
Total Crimes
793.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-66.17%
Below National Average
166 out of 298
In Massachusetts
2,571 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Wilmington, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wilmington is 793.6 per 100,000 people. That's -66.17% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -41.73% 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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Wilmington SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Wilmington
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 186 793.6 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 1 4.3 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 28 119.5 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 31 132.3 308.8 387.8
Burglary 16 68.3 149.7 314.2
Larceny 124 529.1 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 15 64.0 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 155 661.3 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Wilmington

31
Violent Crimes
132.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-65.89%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 756.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wilmington each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wilmington is 132.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -65.89% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -57.17% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wilmington

155
Property Crimes
661.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-66.23%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 151.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wilmington each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wilmington is 661.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -66.23% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -37.20% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 per 100,000 people.

Wilmington 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 Wilmington

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Newton, MA 88,281 534 604.9 550.5 54.4
Brookline, MA 59,057 735 1,244.6 1,137.9 106.7
Woburn, MA 40,142 448 1,116.0 981.5 134.5
Andover, MA 36,547 223 610.2 588.3 21.9
Lexington, MA 33,138 126 380.2 344.0 36.2
Needham, MA 31,586 141 446.4 370.4 76.0
Burlington, MA 28,960 284 980.7 828.7 151.9
Wellesley, MA 28,687 120 418.3 383.4 34.9
Wakefield, MA 27,114 188 693.4 586.4 107.0
Reading, MA 25,417 120 472.1 428.8 43.3
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