Fitchburg, MA | Crime Rates

Fitchburg is a Region located in MA (Worcester County), and has a population of 40,180. This region is policed by FITCHBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT.

FITCHBURG has an overall crime rate of 4,330.51 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately safer than the rest of the United States, but still about average. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in FITCHBURG is 1 in 23 if you reside there for a year.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

Crime Fitchburg (per 100,000) Nation-wide (per 100,000)
Crime Rate (Overall) 4,330.51 4,506.21
Murder Rate N/A 5.70
Robbery Rate 97.06 148.30
Rape Rate 52.26 30.60
Assault Rate 1,655.05 644.08
Burglary Rate 729.22 726.10
Forced Entry Rate 512.69 417.29
Larceny Rate 1,605.28 2,185.40
Auto Theft Rate 191.64 362.07

Policing Statistics

Type Fitchburg Nation-Wide
Overall Clearance Rate 8.84% 28.23%
Homicide Clearance Rate N/A 56.15%
Assault Clearance Rate 17.34% 52.13%
Rape Clearance Rate 1.91% 38.34%
Robbery Clearance Rate 6.18% 23.18%
Burglary Clearance Rate 2.74% 11.77%
Larceny Clearance Rate 4.05% 17.45%
Auto Theft Clearance Rate 2.09% 11.95%

Sex Offenders

Total Sex Offenders 56 728,400
Sex Offenders Per Capita 139.37 238.8
Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry
Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2007. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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