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


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

Crime rate in Oxford, MA

The 2018 crime rate in Oxford, MA was 134 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 50.7% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Oxford crime rate rose by 38% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Oxford has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Oxford, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Oxford:

134.4
Webster:

262.7
Dudley:

90.7
Charlton:

50.3
Auburn:

139.6
Sutton:

74.4
Millbury:

84.9
Douglas:

63.9
Leicester:

159.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Oxford by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
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)
2
(14.6)
5
(36.2)
3
(21.8)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.9)
4
(29.0)
4
(28.8)
1
(7.2)
4
(28.8)
3
(21.6)
2
(14.4)
1
(7.2)
7
(49.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(29.1)
4
(29.2)
3
(21.7)
7
(50.9)
4
(29.3)
8
(58.1)
8
(58.4)
5
(36.3)
11
(79.3)
4
(28.9)
4
(28.8)
8
(57.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.3)
5
(35.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(255.0)
30
(219.0)
39
(282.6)
41
(298.0)
39
(285.3)
31
(225.1)
29
(211.8)
24
(174.0)
31
(223.3)
22
(159.1)
31
(223.5)
32
(230.3)
24
(172.7)
18
(129.0)
21
(149.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(247.7)
44
(321.2)
31
(224.6)
38
(276.2)
47
(343.8)
38
(275.9)
27
(197.2)
46
(333.5)
43
(309.8)
42
(303.7)
50
(360.5)
23
(165.5)
37
(266.3)
24
(172.0)
10
(71.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(284.2)
38
(277.4)
46
(333.3)
58
(421.5)
102
(746.1)
125
(907.6)
146
(1,066)
128
(928.0)
161
(1,160)
160
(1,157)
161
(1,161)
134
(964.4)
152
(1,094)
115
(824.1)
151
(1,077)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(182.2)
8
(58.4)
16
(115.9)
17
(123.5)
20
(146.3)
15
(108.9)
25
(182.6)
20
(145.0)
11
(79.3)
10
(72.3)
9
(64.9)
9
(64.8)
8
(57.6)
4
(28.7)
10
(71.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(29.1)
3
(21.9)
3
(21.7)
10
(72.7)
3
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.6)
1
(7.2)
2
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
2
(14.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)110.6102.5130.4138.4137.3126.8148.5140.9180.3119.6153.3136.0113.183.1134.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 8 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, Massachusetts as of October 22, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oxford is 746 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Oxford:

142.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Oxford:

78.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Oxford:

100.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Oxford:

165.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Oxford:

155.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Oxford:

101.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Oxford:

194.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Oxford:

134.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Oxford:

157.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Oxford:

141.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Oxford:

164.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Oxford:

196.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Oxford:

188.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Oxford:

138.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Oxford:

152.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Oxford:

148.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Oxford:

277.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Oxford:

78.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Oxford:

79.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Oxford:

116.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Oxford:

91.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Oxford:

139.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Oxford:

129.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Oxford:

131.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Oxford:

134.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Oxford:

120.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Oxford:

116.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Oxford:

128.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Oxford:

94.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Oxford:

79.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Oxford:

86.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Oxford:

97.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Oxford:

142.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Oxford:

135.0
U.S. Average:

336.9
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 2018, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Massachusetts average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 28 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Massachusetts average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 28 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Massachusetts average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Massachusetts average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Massachusetts average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Massachusetts average:

2.56

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

Zip codes: 01540.