Woburn, MA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
423
Total Crimes
1,060.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-58.72%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Woburn, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Woburn is 1,060.3 per 100,000 people. That's -58.72% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -33.79% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,601.4 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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Woburn SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Woburn
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 423 1,060.3 1,601.4 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 8 20.1 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 32 80.2 241.2 246.8
Violent Crime 46 115.3 338.1 368.9
Burglary 35 87.7 200.8 376.0
Larceny 312 782.1 966.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 30 75.2 95.7 228.9
Property Crime 377 945.0 1,263.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Woburn

46
Violent Crimes
115.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-68.74%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 867.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Woburn each year. That compares to a 1 in 295.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Woburn is 115.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -68.74% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -65.90% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 338.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Woburn

377
Property Crimes
945.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-57.04%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 105.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Woburn each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Woburn is 945.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -57.04% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -25.20% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,263.3 per 100,000 people.

Woburn 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 Woburn

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Newton, MA 89,505 687 767.6 702.8 64.8
Brookline, MA 59,199 688 1,162.2 1,067.6 94.6
Medford, MA 57,997 621 1,070.7 944.9 125.9
Arlington, MA 45,876 225 490.5 416.3 74.1
Lexington, MA 34,050 121 355.4 331.9 23.5
Needham, MA 31,264 160 511.8 460.6 51.2
Wellesley, MA 29,681 136 458.2 417.8 40.4
Burlington, MA 27,562 418 1,516.6 1,371.5 145.1
Wakefield, MA 27,447 217 790.6 637.6 153.0
Reading, MA 26,293 149 566.7 547.7 19.0
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