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Crime rate in Bridgewater, Massachusetts (MA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bridgewater, MA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bridgewater, MA

The 2019 crime rate in Bridgewater, MA is 71 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 28.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Bridgewater crime rate fell by 0% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Bridgewater has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Bridgewater, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bridgewater:

71.1
East Bridgewater:

73.0
West Bridgewater:

82.8
Raynham:

124.0
Halifax:

59.8
Whitman:

91.0
Brockton:

326.5
Easton:

84.8
Hanson:

58.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bridgewater by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(19.4)
4
(15.7)
11
(39.6)
4
(14.5)
4
(14.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(11.6)
4
(15.5)
5
(19.6)
2
(7.2)
1
(3.6)
3
(11.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(46.4)
28
(108.7)
42
(164.4)
65
(234.1)
52
(188.5)
52
(190.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
98
(378.7)
41
(159.1)
59
(231.0)
20
(72.0)
29
(105.1)
23
(84.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
137
(529.5)
131
(508.4)
166
(649.8)
120
(432.1)
81
(293.6)
62
(227.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(50.2)
14
(54.3)
11
(43.1)
15
(54.0)
6
(21.8)
10
(36.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.8)
2
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index64.577.796.9107.371.271.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Bridgewater, Massachusetts as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bridgewater is 787 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Bridgewater:

115.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Bridgewater:

110.6
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bridgewater:

160.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bridgewater:

107.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bridgewater:

81.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bridgewater:

29.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bridgewater:

52.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bridgewater:

44.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2019
Bridgewater:

33.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Bridgewater:

39.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Bridgewater:

44.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Bridgewater:

85.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bridgewater:

65.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bridgewater:

109.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bridgewater:

102.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bridgewater:

85.4
U.S. Average:

327.4
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 40 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 37 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Massachusetts average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Massachusetts average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 49 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.79
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 44 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 27 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 35 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 36 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 36 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.25
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 35 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.10
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 37 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.40
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 39 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.25
Massachusetts average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bridgewater, MA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 02324.