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


Crime rates in Taunton by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(5.3)
2
(3.5)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
6
(10.8)
2
(3.5)
2
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
5
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(21.2)
12
(21.2)
9
(15.9)
12
(21.4)
10
(17.9)
16
(28.3)
13
(23.6)
13
(23.1)
18
(31.9)
15
(26.7)
15
(26.7)
8
(14.1)
13
(22.9)
15
(26.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
59
(104.2)
59
(104.4)
68
(120.2)
71
(126.6)
51
(91.5)
80
(141.7)
60
(108.8)
69
(122.7)
62
(109.9)
52
(92.4)
47
(83.5)
35
(61.7)
36
(63.5)
28
(49.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
214
(377.9)
207
(366.4)
212
(374.6)
206
(367.3)
238
(426.9)
246
(435.8)
229
(415.2)
216
(384.2)
188
(333.1)
142
(252.4)
146
(259.4)
163
(287.3)
149
(262.7)
177
(310.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
239
(422.0)
322
(570.0)
407
(719.2)
472
(841.5)
543
(974.1)
523
(926.5)
410
(743.3)
451
(802.3)
380
(673.3)
433
(769.6)
209
(371.4)
229
(403.7)
262
(461.9)
133
(233.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
571
(1,008.3)
748
(1,324.1)
537
(948.9)
582
(1,037.6)
626
(1,123.0)
586
(1,038.2)
487
(883.0)
529
(941.0)
437
(774.3)
485
(862.0)
380
(675.2)
344
(606.4)
397
(699.9)
299
(524.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
148
(261.3)
167
(295.6)
144
(254.5)
176
(313.8)
98
(175.8)
74
(131.1)
43
(78.0)
30
(53.4)
34
(60.2)
44
(78.2)
47
(83.5)
46
(81.1)
90
(158.7)
60
(105.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(15.9)
6
(10.6)
2
(3.5)
7
(12.5)
12
(21.5)
5
(8.9)
5
(9.1)
4
(7.1)
2
(3.5)
5
(8.9)
2
(3.6)
8
(14.1)
7
(12.3)
3
(5.3)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.9)225.2245.2235.9257.6275.9276.3235.4230.2208.0194.1158.0149.8180.6143.5

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 63 registered sex offenders living in Taunton, Massachusetts as of June 16, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Taunton to the number of sex offenders is 902 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Taunton, MA compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Taunton, MA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Taunton:

143.5
Raynham:

155.0
Dighton:

85.3
Berkley:

113.7
Norton:

6.7
Lakeville:

104.6
Bridgewater:

107.3
West Bridgewater:

143.8
Freetown:

134.6
When are crimes committed in Taunton, MA?
Violent crime rate in 2017
Taunton:

206.0
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Taunton:

203.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Taunton:

192.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Taunton:

198.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Taunton:

199.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Taunton:

253.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Taunton:

276.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Taunton:

292.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Taunton:

324.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Taunton:

298.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Taunton:

271.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Taunton:

266.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Taunton:

263.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Taunton:

272.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Taunton:

270.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Taunton:

290.6
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Taunton:

88.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Taunton:

151.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Taunton:

123.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Taunton:

120.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Taunton:

208.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Taunton:

182.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Taunton:

215.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Taunton:

204.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Taunton:

256.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Taunton:

277.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Taunton:

267.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Taunton:

229.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Taunton:

224.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Taunton:

174.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Taunton:

230.4
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Taunton:

280.1
U.S. Average:

337.2

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
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 120 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Massachusetts average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 120 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 118 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 113 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 109 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 110 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 109 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 111 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Massachusetts average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 118 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Massachusetts average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 120 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Massachusetts average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 116 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 117 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 110 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 111 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Massachusetts average:

2.56


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Taunton
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 02718, 02780.