snapshot: Burglaries per 10,000 residents

By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | Jan. 10, 2013
Smaller summer vacation communities and urban areas had the most burglaries per 10,000 residents in 2011. Becket, Stockbridge, Falmouth, Yarmouth, and Springfield were among those at the top, according to data from the FBI's Uniform Criminal Reports. Among those with the fewest reported were Granville, Hopkinton, Groveland, Middleton, and Dracut.
CommunityBurglaries per 10,000 residents, 2011State rankNumber of burglaries
ABINGTON63.555102
ACTON10.424723
ACUSHNET41.710943
ADAMS77.13865
AGAWAM19.321755
ALFORDNANANA
AMESBURY26.218743
AMHERST47.493179
ANDOVER15.523552
AQUINNAHNANANA
ARLINGTON30.7160133
ASHBURNHAM29.517018
ASHBY64.45020
ASHFIELD5.72561
ASHLAND31.615553
ATHOL76.63989
ATTLEBORO57.171249
AUBURN42.510469
AVON77.53734
AYER118.71089
BARNSTABLE79.734360
BARRE64.64935
BECKET265.8147
BEDFORD23.820332
BELCHERTOWNNANANA
BELLINGHAM23.120438
BELMONT37.612594
BERKLEY76.34049
BERLINNANANA
BERNARDSTON28.11836
BEVERLY32.7153130
BILLERICA30.5164124
BLACKSTONE21.021319
BLANDFORDNANANA
BOLTONNANANA
BOSTON55.7733,482
BOURNE114.015225
BOXBOROUGH25.718913
BOXFORD16.223113
BOYLSTON43.510019
BRAINTREENANANA
BREWSTER60.15959
BRIDGEWATERNANANA
BRIMFIELDNANANA
BROCKTON109.9181,037
BROOKFIELDNANANA
BROOKLINE30.1167178
BUCKLANDNANANA
BURLINGTONNANANA
CAMBRIDGE50.883539
CANTON34.513875
CARLISLE24.520012
CARVER82.13295
CHARLEMONTNANANA
CHARLTONNANANA
CHATHAM32.715220
CHELMSFORD17.622660
CHELSEA110.517394
CHESHIRE6.22552
CHESTERNANANA
CHESTERFIELDNANANA
CHICOPEE78.836436
CHILMARK45.6974
CLARKSBURGNANANA
CLINTONNANANA
COHASSET39.511930
COLRAINNANANA
CONCORDNANANA
CONWAYNANANA
CUMMINGTON34.51403
DALTON29.816920
DANVERS33.015088
DARTMOUTH46.795159
DEDHAM28.917472
DEERFIELD95.32649
DENNIS146.57208
DIGHTON21.121115
DOUGLAS30.616326
DOVER14.22378
DRACUT4.025912
DUDLEY32.415437
DUNSTABLENANANA
DUXBURY9.924915
EAST BRIDGEWATERNANANA
EAST BROOKFIELD59.46313
EASTHAM72.74236
EASTHAMPTONNANANA
EAST LONGMEADOW41.311165
EASTON58.466135
EDGARTOWN109.11945
EGREMONT32.81514
ERVING99.72318
ESSEX39.611614
EVERETT57.270241
FAIRHAVEN71.744114
FALL RIVER97.024863
FALMOUTH184.43581
FITCHBURG114.714464
FLORIDANANANA
FOXBOROUGHNANANA
FRAMINGHAM30.7159212
FRANKLIN7.825325
FREETOWN69.84562
GARDNER116.313236
GEORGETOWN25.519121
GILL19.92153
GLOUCESTER28.318182
GOSHENNANANA
GOSNOLDNANANA
GRAFTON24.120243
GRANBY19.321912
GRANVILLE0.02630
GREAT BARRINGTON60.95843
GREENFIELDNANANA
GROTON5.62576
GROVELAND3.12612
HADLEY59.16531
HALIFAX37.012928
HAMILTON21.721017
HAMPDEN42.810222
HANCOCKNANANA
HANOVER22.220731
HANSON28.218229
HARDWICK40.011412
HARVARD30.616220
HARWICH117.712144
HATFIELD18.32236
HAVERHILL75.341462
HAWLEYNANANA
HEATHNANANA
HINGHAMNANANA
HINSDALE84.23117
HOLBROOK38.712242
HOLDEN12.124421
HOLLANDNANANA
HOLLISTON12.424317
HOLYOKE105.220420
HOPEDALE28.717617
HOPKINTON1.32622
HUBBARDSTON50.08522
HUDSON12.524224
HULLNANANA
HUNTINGTONNANANA
IPSWICH48.98865
KINGSTON33.114942
LAKEVILLE72.24377
LANCASTER35.913429
LANESBOROUGHNANANA
LAWRENCE88.629682
LEE57.66934
LEICESTER39.112143
LENOX48.09024
LEOMINSTER59.462243
LEVERETTNANANA
LEXINGTON21.820969
LEYDENNANANA
LINCOLN24.919516
LITTLETON29.916827
LONGMEADOW26.018841
LOWELL85.030914
LUDLOW36.013376
LUNENBURG58.36759
LYNN78.935718
LYNNFIELD53.97563
MALDEN52.880317
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEANANANA
MANSFIELD64.253149
MARBLEHEAD17.022734
MARION26.418613
MARLBOROUGH33.2148129
MARSHFIELDNANANA
MASHPEE43.69961
MATTAPOISETT36.213122
MAYNARD17.622518
MEDFIELD13.223916
MEDFORDNANANA
MEDWAY15.623420
MELROSE22.720662
MENDON13.62388
MERRIMACNANANA
METHUEN42.2106201
MIDDLEBOROUGH50.884118
MIDDLEFIELDNANANA
MIDDLETON3.32603
MILFORDNANANA
MILLBURY38.312351
MILLISNANANA
MILLVILLE18.82216
MILTON30.915884
MONROENANANA
MONSON64.25255
MONTAGUE88.62875
MONTEREYNANANA
MONTGOMERYNANANA
MOUNT WASHINGTONNANANA
NAHANT29.117310
NANTUCKET53.27954
NATICK15.623352
NEEDHAM10.324830
NEW ASHFORDNANANA
NEW BEDFORD101.822969
NEW BRAINTREENANANA
NEWBURY28.318019
NEWBURYPORT12.024521
NEW MARLBOROUGHNANANA
NEW SALEMNANANA
NEWTON24.7198212
NORFOLK25.719029
NORTH ADAMSNANANA
NORTHAMPTON53.377152
NORTH ANDOVER18.222452
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGHNANANA
NORTHBOROUGH21.820831
NORTHBRIDGE42.510367
NORTH BROOKFIELD63.95430
NORTHFIELD39.412012
NORTH READING18.622228
NORTON28.917555
NORWELL56.87260
NORWOOD29.217284
OAK BLUFFS65.44630
OAKHAMNANANA
ORANGE141.18111
ORLEANS158.0693
OTISNANANA
OXFORD33.414646
PALMER48.68959
PAXTON24.919412
PEABODY41.0112212
PELHAM7.62541
PEMBROKE31.215656
PEPPERELL30.116635
PERUNANANA
PETERSHAMNANANA
PHILLIPSTONNANANA
PITTSFIELD103.221459
PLAINFIELDNANANA
PLAINVILLE33.614428
PLYMOUTH34.5139196
PLYMPTON42.310512
PRINCETON38.012413
PROVINCETOWN47.69114
QUINCY59.364551
RANDOLPH37.1128120
RAYNHAM58.26878
READING42.0107105
REHOBOTH39.611846
REVERE49.887261
RICHMONDNANANA
ROCHESTER28.517915
ROCKLANDNANANA
ROCKPORT8.62516
ROWENANANA
ROWLEY11.92467
ROYALSTONNANANA
RUSSELLNANANA
RUTLAND60.06148
SALEM41.5110173
SALISBURY64.74854
SANDISFIELDNANANA
SANDWICH28.617859
SAUGUS64.847174
SAVOYNANANA
SCITUATE28.018451
SEEKONK33.514546
SHARON33.314759
SHEFFIELDNANANA
SHELBURNENANANA
SHERBORN36.013215
SHIRLEY19.322014
SHREWSBURY19.321869
SHUTESBURYNANANA
SOMERSET24.719745
SOMERVILLE54.274415
SOUTHAMPTON29.417117
SOUTHBOROUGH28.617728
SOUTHBRIDGE118.611199
SOUTH HADLEY37.212765
SOUTHWICKNANANA
SPENCER53.77663
SPRINGFIELD163.252,499
STERLING51.18240
STOCKBRIDGE253.1249
STONEHAM63.356137
STOUGHTON47.592129
STOW21.021214
STURBRIDGE47.39444
SUDBURY9.025016
SUNDERLANDNANANA
SUTTON60.06054
SWAMPSCOTT30.216542
SWANSEA39.711563
TAUNTON80.633451
TEMPLETON49.88640
TEWKSBURY41.7108122
TISBURYNANANA
TOLLANDNANANA
TOPSFIELD22.820514
TOWNSEND64.35158
TRURO89.92718
TYNGSBOROUGH40.311346
TYRINGHAMNANANA
UPTON15.923212
UXBRIDGE53.37872
WAKEFIELD27.018568
WALES16.32303
WALPOLE19.421647
WALTHAM31.2157191
WARE37.512637
WAREHAM120.39264
WARRENNANANA
WARWICKNANANA
WASHINGTONNANANA
WATERTOWN24.819680
WAYLAND4.62586
WEBSTERNANANA
WELLESLEY13.124137
WELLFLEET61.95717
WENDELLNANANA
WENHAM14.32367
WESTBOROUGHNANANA
WEST BOYLSTON35.113527
WEST BRIDGEWATER51.88136
WEST BROOKFIELDNANANA
WESTFIELD35.0136144
WESTFORD16.722837
WESTHAMPTON24.91934
WESTMINSTER24.719918
WEST NEWBURY16.42297
WESTON13.224015
WESTPORT44.49869
WEST SPRINGFIELD95.425271
WEST STOCKBRIDGENANANA
WEST TISBURY39.611711
WESTWOOD24.520136
WEYMOUTH30.7161166
WHATELY46.6967
WHITMAN34.314250
WILBRAHAM34.414149
WILLIAMSBURGNANANA
WILLIAMSTOWN35.013727
WILMINGTON34.114377
WINCHENDON25.219226
WINCHESTER20.821445
WINDSORNANANA
WINTHROP43.410177
WOBURN36.3130140
WORCESTER113.7162,066
WORTHINGTONNANANA
WRENTHAM8.22529
YARMOUTH168.24400
SOURCE: FBI