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Crime Report for West Brookfield,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for West Brookfield, is 2.5 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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West Brookfield Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


West Brookfield, has a violent crime rate of 209 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 494 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

West Brookfield 209
MA 494
National 676

West Brookfield, is in the 64% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 51% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 64% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than West Brookfield, or said another way, 36% of cities in have crime rates higher than West Brookfield.


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Crime West Brookfield MA Nation
Violent Crime Total 209.0 494.1 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 2.6 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 25.6 31.1
Robbery Rate 26.1 107.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 182.9 311.0 315
Property Crime Total 1437.2 2352.2 3726.9
Burglary 392.0 545.6 812.3
Larceny Theft 966.8 1611.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 78.4 195.5 382.3
Arson 0.0 10.7 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


West Brookfield, has a property crime rate of 1437.2 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2352.2 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

West Brookfield 1437.2
MA 2352.2
National 3727



West Brookfield Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 50
National Percentile Rank - 27