Ashland, MA Arrest Records

Ashland, MA is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.13 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 80th safest city in Massachusetts among the 269 cities.
Ashland, MA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 6.56 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 74 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 2.63% compared to 2015.

Ashland Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ashland 2016 increased by 0.74% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 28 to 20 while non-violent crime increased by 8.41% from 107 to 116.

5 Crimes In Ashland, MA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 74
Burglary 38
Aggravated assault 14
Legacy rape 5
Motor vehicle theft 4

Other Cities in Massachusetts with the Most Arrests

Among the 269 cities in state the most dangerous is Boston with 4,767 violent crimes that’s 19.78% of total of 24,103. Holyoke has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 19 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Holyoke 60.12
West Springfield 48.59
North Adams 46.65
Springfield 43.22
Hadley 43.19

Safest Cities in Massachusetts

Are you planning a move to Massachusetts? Here are the safest cities in Massachusetts with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Ashland is 1 out of 267 down by 0.05% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Franklin and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Wayland.

City Arrests
Wayland 0.80
Groveland 1.92
Norfolk 2.08
Topsfield 2.12
Norton 2.21

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ashland decreased by 28.57% from 2015 and increased by 5.26% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 19 to 20. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ashland was 75.91% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.113%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Ashland increased by 8.41% from 2015 and decreased by 27.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 160 to 116. In 2016 property crime rate in Ashland was 76.93% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 0.656%.

How Ashland stands up against other cities

Ashland vs. Hopkinton

You’ll be in more risk in Ashland compared to Hopkinton that had 49.38% lower crime rate compared to Ashland according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0565 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Hopkinton city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.2261 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Hopkinton.

Ashland vs. Webster

You’ll be in more safety in Ashland compared to Webster that had 218.95% higher crime rate compared to Ashland according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Webster city.
Larceny rates of 4.1834 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 12.4095 in Webster.

Names with the most arrests in Ashland

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 41-50.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ashland is 0.77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.11 daily crimes that occur in Ashland.
  • Ashland is more violent than Hopkinton.
  • In Ashland you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ashland have increased by 0.74%.