Table 6

MASSACHUSETTS

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by City, 2016

City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition1)
Rape
(legacy
definition2)
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson3
Abington 16,201 36 0 5 2 29 238 63 164 11 0
Acton 23,770 24 1 3 0 20 169 23 141 5 0
Acushnet 10,466 19 0 1 1 17 134 61 67 6 0
Adams 8,131 24 0 4 1 19 116 29 84 3 1
Agawam 28,844 81 0 10 7 64 489 173 284 32 2
Amherst 40,063 87 1 20 4 62 240 66 163 11 2
Andover 35,558 23 0 3 2 18 216 28 174 14 3
Arlington 45,004 54 0 9 7 38 228 42 168 18 3
Ashburnham 6,206 10 0 2 0 8 45 11 34 0 1
Ashland 17,689 20 0 5 1 14 116 38 74 4 1
Athol 11,612 49 0 2 1 46 211 46 158 7 3
Attleboro 44,225 93 0 11 14 68 779 139 606 34 4
Auburn 16,508 46 1 4 4 37 409 36 355 18 1
Avon 4,505 8 0 1 0 7 183 23 154 6
Ayer 8,078 34 0 3 1 30 100 32 65 3 0
Barnstable 43,974 199 1 16 15 167 711 133 558 20 2
Becket 1,759 2 0 0 0 2 13 10 3 0
Bedford 14,280 6 0 0 2 4 49 4 45 0 0
Belchertown 14,985 13 0 1 0 12 81 22 54 5 2
Bellingham 16,922 34 0 6 2 26 321 26 278 17 1
Belmont 25,637 14 0 5 0 9 177 58 114 5 0
Berkley 6,678 7 0 0 0 7 33 13 15 5 0
Berlin 3,038 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 0
Bernardston 2,096 2 0 1 0 1 18 4 12 2 0
Beverly 41,303 65 1 5 4 55 330 36 277 17 1
Billerica 42,965 43 0 3 5 35 201 33 161 7 0
Blackstone 9,079 12 0 1 1 10 66 13 47 6 0
Bolton 5,210 6 0 1 0 5 45 9 36 0 2
Boston 673,880 4,767 49 278 1,530 2,910 14,489 1,837 11,429 1,223
Bourne 19,577 49 0 4 6 39 257 83 162 12 1
Boxborough 5,223 7 0 0 0 7 21 3 15 3 0
Boxford 8,271 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 14 0 0
Boylston 4,551 6 0 0 0 6 21 14 7 0 0
Braintree 37,673 90 0 5 6 79 664 48 569 47 0
Brewster 9,888 17 0 2 0 15 99 27 71 1 1
Brimfield 3,756 4 0 0 1 3 19 4 13 2 0
Brockton 95,189 1,029 3 83 169 774 2,290 512 1,498 280 13
Brookline4 59,033 0 2 12 610 77 523 10 0
Burlington 26,083 52 0 7 8 37 453 23 419 11 3
Cambridge 111,030 294 2 28 76 188 2,369 326 1,924 119 6
Canton 22,962 78 0 5 4 69 198 27 156 15 1
Carlisle 5,300 1 0 0 1 0 23 1 22 0 0
Carver 11,600 28 0 3 2 23 103 17 76 10 1
Charlton 13,430 11 0 2 2 7 80 12 63 5 0
Chatham 6,119 7 0 2 1 4 75 13 61 1 0
Chelmsford 35,251 29 0 2 5 22 422 25 379 18 1
Chelsea 40,096 370 1 23 136 210 914 130 671 113 5
Chicopee 56,887 265 2 45 50 168 1,316 339 882 95 2
Chilmark 926 4 0 0 0 4 7 2 5 0 0
Clinton 13,780 8 0 0 2 6 56 7 49 0 0
Cohasset 8,538 19 0 3 1 15 66 21 42 3 1
Concord 20,189 18 0 2 1 15 132 19 113 0 1
Dalton 6,642 12 0 1 0 11 63 17 44 2 1
Danvers 27,997 39 1 1 7 30 608 29 559 20 1
Dartmouth 34,630 72 0 6 7 59 804 99 678 27 0
Dedham 25,402 10 1 0 4 5 504 27 441 36 0
Deerfield 4,994 6 0 1 0 5 55 6 47 2 1
Dennis 13,905 57 0 9 1 47 320 76 228 16 0
Dighton 7,430 8 0 3 1 4 52 16 29 7
Douglas 8,741 12 0 6 0 6 42 5 28 9 0
Dover 6,008 2 0 1 0 1 36 8 27 1 0
Dracut 31,586 38 1 3 3 31 404 64 316 24 0
Dudley 11,558 32 0 8 1 23 56 11 38 7 0
Dunstable 3,471 4 0 0 0 4 16 4 12 0 2
Duxbury 15,497 14 0 2 0 12 91 16 74 1 0
East Bridgewater 14,390 20 0 7 1 12 134 14 112 8 0
East Brookfield 2,178 7 0 0 0 7 12 5 6 1 0
Eastham 4,886 9 0 1 1 7 56 8 46 2 0
Easthampton 16,026 50 0 8 2 40 167 25 137 5 1
East Longmeadow 16,267 20 0 7 2 11 193 33 154 6 0
Easton 23,918 38 1 9 4 24 223 38 166 19 0
Edgartown 4,354 9 0 3 0 6 100 12 87 1 0
Egremont 1,207 1 0 0 0 1 4 3 1 0
Erving 1,771 3 0 1 0 2 33 11 22 0 2
Everett 46,754 145 1 8 34 102 652 91 489 72 2
Fairhaven 16,120 56 0 9 4 43 373 67 294 12 0
Fall River 88,371 966 1 67 190 708 1,666 485 944 237 49
Falmouth 31,382 120 0 7 4 109 625 267 323 35 2
Fitchburg 40,391 312 1 27 62 222 846 189 613 44 4
Framingham 71,422 211 0 8 18 185 831 122 655 54 0
Franklin 33,264 1 0 1 0 0 98 19 73 6 0
Freetown 9,199 21 0 3 2 16 105 22 71 12 3
Gardner4 20,277 1 13 7 509 145 349 15 1
Georgetown 8,623 2 0 0 0 2 47 6 39 2 0
Gloucester 29,836 73 0 4 4 65 229 21 193 15 2
Goshen 1,073 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 1 0
Grafton 18,613 29 0 7 0 22 80 19 56 5 0
Granby 6,375 7 0 0 0 7 49 13 34 2 0
Great Barrington 6,870 11 0 4 0 7 67 19 47 1 0
Greenfield 17,456 117 3 27 8 79 365 71 280 14 4
Groton 11,372 4 0 3 0 1 49 10 38 1 1
Groveland 6,776 2 0 0 0 2 11 4 7 0 0
Hadley 5,372 24 0 1 3 20 208 16 188 4 0
Halifax 7,861 7 0 2 0 5 76 4 65 7 0
Hamilton 8,181 6 0 0 0 6 28 4 23 1 0
Hampden 5,227 3 0 1 0 2 58 15 33 10 0
Hanover 14,466 3 0 0 0 3 115 21 92 2 0
Hanson 10,666 29 0 2 2 25 51 13 33 5 2
Hardwick 4,019 5 0 1 0 4 35 9 24 2 0
Harvard 6,552 9 0 2 0 7 37 14 23 0 1
Harwich 12,112 25 0 4 1 20 151 47 97 7 0
Hatfield 3,302 2 0 0 0 2 13 1 11 1 0
Haverhill 62,851 373 1 20 37 315 982 247 653 82 7
Hingham 23,204 24 0 0 0 24 196 34 159 3 0
Holden 18,829 13 0 2 0 11 55 15 37 3 1
Holliston 14,656 10 0 1 1 8 55 13 39 3 1
Holyoke 40,738 436 2 24 97 313 2,013 318 1,566 129 12
Hopedale 5,938 4 0 2 0 2 23 14 7 2 0
Hopkinton 16,960 2 0 0 0 2 64 1 63 0 0
Hudson 19,931 8 0 0 3 5 227 25 199 3 0
Hull 10,482 26 0 1 2 23 80 19 60 1 1
Ipswich 13,863 18 0 0 0 18 82 8 73 1 2
Kingston 13,378 22 0 3 3 16 142 13 118 11 0
Lakeville 11,417 17 0 5 1 11 135 61 68 6 2
Lancaster 8,150 7 0 2 2 3 56 8 46 2 0
Lawrence 80,622 597 5 30 202 360 1,509 279 649 581
Lee 5,790 13 0 3 0 10 102 18 81 3 0
Leicester 11,355 23 0 4 0 19 149 21 119 9 0
Lenox 4,971 8 0 1 0 7 80 11 67 2 0
Leominster 41,547 270 0 20 41 209 940 140 764 36 4
Leverett 1,843 1 0 0 0 1 19 2 17 0 0
Lexington 33,643 23 0 3 1 19 132 22 108 2 0
Lincoln 7,550 2 0 1 0 1 45 6 39 0 0
Littleton 10,074 11 0 4 0 7 78 10 63 5 0
Longmeadow 15,876 11 0 3 2 6 141 39 89 13 0
Lowell 111,027 380 0 21 127 232 2,199 407 1,391 401 13
Ludlow 21,484 52 0 8 5 39 287 65 195 27 2
Lunenburg 11,438 31 0 5 4 22 210 31 172 7 1
Lynn 92,443 714 4 43 175 492 1,922 365 1,336 221 4
Lynnfield 12,946 9 1 0 4 4 90 14 71 5 0
Malden 61,102 169 1 10 41 117 717 96 520 101 0
Manchester-by-the-Sea 5,387 5 0 2 0 3 15 2 12 1 0
Mansfield 23,681 39 0 9 3 27 206 42 148 16 3
Marblehead 20,563 22 0 2 1 19 148 20 121 7 0
Marion 5,098 6 0 1 0 5 40 7 31 2 0
Marlborough 39,899 160 0 15 8 137 561 85 453 23 2
Marshfield 25,696 31 0 5 3 23 128 18 100 10 0
Mashpee 14,122 33 0 6 2 25 140 26 110 4 4
Mattapoisett 6,282 17 0 0 0 17 53 11 39 3 0
Maynard 10,745 28 0 6 1 21 61 11 49 1 2
Medford 57,367 89 0 4 22 63 670 87 535 48 0
Medway 13,289 0 0 0 0 0 59 27 32 0 0
Melrose 28,070 19 0 2 4 13 214 17 173 24 0
Mendon 6,033 3 0 0 0 3 38 11 21 6 0
Merrimac 6,859 7 0 1 1 5 37 11 26 0 1
Methuen 49,912 79 1 1 24 53 821 126 616 79 3
Middleboro 24,490 101 0 17 5 79 242 32 185 25 2
Middleton 9,852 8 0 2 0 6 54 3 50 1 0
Milford 28,606 68 0 10 11 47 348 57 269 22 0
Millbury 13,532 22 0 4 1 17 224 33 177 14 0
Millville 3,228 3 0 0 2 1 14 5 7 2 1
Milton 27,317 9 0 1 3 5 223 36 172 15 0
Monson 8,812 36 0 5 1 30 58 23 30 5 0
Montague 8,242 57 0 3 5 49 178 65 111 2 3
Nahant 3,484 4 0 0 0 4 25 3 20 2 0
Nantucket 11,036 26 0 4 2 20 306 51 247 8 0
Natick 36,777 58 0 5 9 44 495 38 443 14 3
Needham 30,733 6 0 2 0 4 177 19 157 1 0
New Bedford 94,524 819 3 31 238 547 2,924 615 2,035 274 22
Newbury 6,999 12 0 2 0 10 27 7 17 3 0
Newburyport 18,011 17 0 5 1 11 192 23 165 4 0
Newton 89,116 46 0 3 11 32 642 80 544 18 0
Norfolk 11,991 4 0 1 0 3 21 8 12 1 0
North Adams 13,162 181 0 20 9 152 433 122 289 22 1
Northampton 28,521 129 0 19 13 97 600 83 506 11 7
North Andover 29,853 12 0 0 1 11 179 11 161 7 1
North Attleboro 29,013 35 0 5 5 25 433 54 365 14 1
Northborough 15,109 3 0 0 2 1 146 20 123 3 0
Northbridge 16,638 34 0 5 2 27 196 28 163 5 2
Northfield 2,984 7 0 1 1 5 22 5 17 0 0
North Reading 15,712 20 0 2 0 18 60 3 53 4 0
Norton 19,445 10 1 2 0 7 33 16 15 2 0
Norwell 11,030 12 0 2 0 10 69 7 59 3 1
Norwood 29,058 31 1 7 9 14 296 44 229 23 3
Oakham 1,925 5 0 0 0 5 4 1 2 1 0
Orange 7,615 26 1 6 2 17 100 28 66 6 1
Orleans 5,810 2 0 1 0 1 116 14 100 2 0
Oxford 13,895 26 0 2 0 24 197 37 152 8 0
Palmer 12,171 66 0 9 2 55 193 48 139 6 3
Paxton 4,874 7 0 2 0 5 16 5 10 1 0
Peabody 52,501 206 1 16 22 167 685 56 586 43 0
Pelham 1,332 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 2 4 0
Pembroke 18,274 17 0 1 0 16 105 25 67 13 1
Pepperell 12,242 24 0 5 0 19 88 17 70 1 1
Pittsfield 43,031 340 3 37 39 261 1,016 364 620 32 9
Plainville 9,178 12 0 1 2 9 101 6 91 4 0
Plymouth 59,088 93 1 7 13 72 377 74 284 19 1
Plympton 2,922 1 0 0 1 0 11 4 6 1 0
Princeton 3,465 3 1 0 0 2 18 5 13 0 0
Provincetown 2,959 20 0 3 0 17 105 20 81 4 0
Quincy 93,437 408 0 30 60 318 1,506 295 1,113 98 6
Randolph 33,807 96 1 14 12 69 471 64 378 29 3
Raynham 13,818 28 0 3 4 21 272 26 220 26 0
Reading 25,779 11 0 1 5 5 176 34 136 6 0
Rehoboth 12,033 17 0 2 1 14 104 35 65 4 1
Revere 53,514 262 0 21 44 197 1,142 194 835 113 3
Rochester 5,522 12 0 0 1 11 33 11 21 1 0
Rockport 7,222 5 0 3 1 1 15 2 13 0 1
Rowley 6,343 7 0 1 1 5 27 10 16 1 0
Rutland 8,599 17 0 2 0 15 62 14 44 4 0
Salem 42,888 131 2 11 33 85 1,033 111 877 45 2
Salisbury 9,425 34 0 8 4 22 154 36 111 7 0
Sandwich 20,312 33 0 3 0 30 150 29 115 6 0
Saugus 28,131 91 0 7 19 65 572 42 499 31 0
Seekonk 15,159 30 0 3 2 25 319 34 273 12 0
Sharon 18,200 14 0 2 0 12 62 16 43 3 0
Shelburne 1,839 1 0 1 0 0 9 4 5 0 0
Sherborn 4,317 3 0 1 1 1 13 3 10 0 0
Shirley 7,389 17 0 2 0 15 42 6 34 2 0
Shrewsbury 36,874 4 0 0 1 3 176 47 115 14 0
Somerset 18,223 42 0 12 5 25 218 28 171 19 1
Somerville 80,899 206 0 14 48 144 1,206 207 897 102 7
Southborough 10,048 5 0 0 0 5 53 15 31 7 0
Southbridge 16,819 52 0 13 4 35 282 54 214 14 5
South Hadley 17,748 23 0 1 5 17 253 123 122 8 1
Southwick 9,758 16 0 2 1 13 89 28 54 7 0
Spencer 11,782 18 0 3 2 13 122 22 89 11 0
Springfield 154,102 1,588 12 81 522 973 5,073 1,486 3,000 587 46
Sterling 7,993 11 0 3 1 7 54 19 33 2 1
Stockbridge 1,936 4 0 2 0 2 24 8 15 1 0
Stoneham 22,045 31 1 4 3 23 242 84 140 18 1
Stoughton 28,583 83 1 7 9 66 440 66 348 26 2
Stow 7,197 10 0 0 0 10 34 14 20 0 0
Sturbridge 9,520 34 0 5 3 26 166 19 141 6 2
Sudbury 19,035 7 0 0 0 7 41 6 34 1 0
Sunderland 3,652 6 0 1 0 5 24 11 11 2 0
Sutton 9,292 8 0 1 1 6 88 39 45 4 3
Swampscott 14,551 10 0 2 0 8 186 26 154 6 5
Swansea 16,418 33 0 3 3 27 246 29 205 12 0
Taunton 56,720 203 5 13 36 149 749 262 397 90 7
Templeton 8,169 6 0 1 0 5 63 17 41 5 0
Tewksbury 31,160 63 0 10 10 43 300 42 246 12 2
Tisbury 4,129 27 0 0 0 27 82 12 67 3 0
Topsfield 6,590 3 0 1 0 2 11 1 10 0 0
Townsend 9,585 15 0 3 0 12 46 11 32 3 0
Truro 1,999 6 0 0 0 6 23 3 18 2 1
Tyngsboro 12,397 12 0 0 1 11 63 10 50 3 0
Upton 7,726 2 0 0 0 2 28 6 22 0 0
Wakefield 27,080 60 0 9 7 44 210 27 169 14 2
Wales 1,906 2 0 0 1 1 6 2 3 1 0
Walpole 25,187 45 0 2 3 40 244 22 215 7 0
Waltham 63,613 99 1 12 8 78 688 109 550 29 2
Ware 9,891 58 0 4 4 50 169 20 142 7 1
Wareham 22,422 123 0 11 15 97 446 90 330 26 4
Watertown 34,655 38 0 3 4 31 400 29 360 11 0
Wayland 13,760 5 0 0 2 3 6 4 1 1 0
Webster 16,842 121 0 14 9 98 292 56 209 27 6
Wellesley 29,049 13 0 1 3 9 159 33 125 1 0
Wellfleet 2,737 3 0 2 0 1 32 6 23 3 0
Wenham 5,198 6 0 1 0 5 11 1 10 0 0
Westborough 18,984 15 0 6 0 9 144 16 123 5 0
West Boylston 7,895 8 0 0 3 5 89 13 73 3 1
West Bridgewater 7,097 14 0 0 2 12 130 19 91 20 0
Westfield 41,700 93 0 17 10 66 550 116 414 20 5
Westford 24,103 21 0 4 1 16 88 16 69 3 0
Westminster 7,595 19 0 0 0 19 71 11 55 5 1
West Newbury 4,582 1 0 1 0 0 25 5 18 2 0
Weston 12,147 10 0 5 0 5 52 6 42 4 0
Westport 15,798 22 0 4 0 18 149 48 92 9 1
West Springfield 28,689 188 1 20 38 129 1,206 134 1,002 70 3
West Tisbury 2,927 7 0 0 0 7 19 9 8 2 0
Westwood 16,285 22 0 4 4 14 174 11 162 1 0
Weymouth 56,149 161 0 11 28 122 527 87 411 29 2
Whately 1,523 1 0 0 0 1 16 4 11 1 0
Whitman 14,852 33 0 4 4 25 121 26 85 10 0
Wilbraham 14,684 18 0 5 1 12 165 48 104 13 3
Williamsburg 2,466 2 0 0 0 2 14 8 6 0 0
Williamstown 7,591 12 0 6 1 5 130 12 117 1 0
Wilmington 23,667 44 0 1 5 38 175 26 136 13 2
Winchendon 10,727 38 0 8 2 28 179 18 150 11 2
Winchester 22,523 4 0 1 1 2 166 21 140 5 0
Winthrop 18,216 75 0 1 3 71 153 58 89 6 0
Woburn 39,638 82 0 9 10 63 446 61 365 20 0
Worcester 184,595 1,642 8 63 394 1,177 5,358 1,366 3,473 519 5
Wrentham 11,614 5 0 0 1 4 215 9 198 8 0
Yarmouth4 23,299 0 13 4 468 98 352 18 2
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The FBI does not publish arson data unless it receives data from either the agency or the state for all 12 months of the calendar year.
  • 4 The FBI determined that the agency's data were overreported. Consequently, those data are not included in this table.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.