WORCESTER – On Monday, Sept. 25, the FBI released their violent crimes data from the 2016 Uniform Crime Reporting [UCR] Program — a collection of the number of offenses that come to the attention of law enforcement for violent crime and property crime across each town, city, state and region in the United States.

SEE LIST BELOW: Most Dangerous Towns and Cities in MA – #40 to #31

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ThisWeekinWorcester.com has gathered that data and ranked the 50 cities and towns in Massachusetts with the highest violent crime rates per capita [1,000 people].

Go to: FBI DATA – #30 to #21 – MA’s Most Dangerous Cities and Towns

According to the FBI,  violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughterraperobbery, and aggravated assault. Violent crimes are defined in the UCR Program as those offenses that involve force or threat of force.

Below are the most dangerous cities and towns in MA per capita ranked #40 to #31:

 

#40

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Falmouth

Population: 31,382

Violent Crimes: 120

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.82

Murder: 0

Rape: 7

Robbery: 4

Aggravated Assault: 109

 

 

#39

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Peabody

Population: 52,501

Violent Crimes: 206

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  3.92

Murder: 1

Rape: 16

Robber: 22

Aggravated Assault:  167

 

#38

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Marlborough

Population: 39,899

Violent Crimes: 160

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.01

Murder: 0

Rape: 15

Robbery: 8

Aggravated Assault: 137

 

#37

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Monson

Population: 8,812

Violent Crimes: 36

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  4.08

Murder: 0

Rape: 5

Robbery: 1

Aggravated Assault:  30

 

#36

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Dennis

Population: 13,905

Violent Crimes: 57

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.09

Murder: 0

Rape 9

Robbery: 1

Aggravated Assault: 47

 

#35

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Winthrop

Population: 18,216

Violent Crimes: 75

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.11

Murder: 0

Rape: 1

Robbery: 3

Aggravated Assault: 71

 

#34

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Middleboro

Population: 24, 490

Violent Crimes: 101

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.12

Murder: 0

Rape: 17

Robbery:5

Aggravated Assault:  79

 

#33

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Ayer

Population: 8,078

Violent Crimes: 34

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.20

Murder: 0

Rape: 3

Robbery: 1

Aggravated Assault:  30

 

#32

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Athol

Population: 11,612

Violent Crimes: 49

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.21

Murder: 0

Rape: 2

Robbery: 1

Aggravated Assault: 46

 

#31

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Chilmark

Population: 926

Violent Crimes: 4

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.31

Murder: 0

Rape: 0

Robbery: 0

Aggravated Assault: 4

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