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 – #50 to #41

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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: #40 to #31 – 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 #50 to #41:

 

#50

East Brookfield

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Population: 2,178

Violent Crimes: 7

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.21

Murder: 0

Rape: 0

Robbery: 0

Aggravated Assault:  7

 

 

#49

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Saugus

Population: 28,131

Violent Crimes: 91

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  3.23

Murder: 0

Rape: 7

Robber: 19

Aggravated Assault:  65

 

 

#48

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Canton

Population: 22,962

Violent Crimes: 78

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.39

Murder: 0

Rape: 5

Robbery: 4

Aggravated Assault: 69

 

#47

Orange

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Population: 7,615

Violent Crimes: 26

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  3.41

Murder: 1

Rape: 6

Robbery: 2

Aggravated Assault:  17

 

#46

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Lowell

Population: 111,027

Violent Crimes: 380

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.42

Murder:

Rape: 21

Robbery: 127

Aggravated Assault: 232

 

#45

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Fairhaven

Population: 16,120

Violent Crimes: 56

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.47

Murder: 0

Rape: 9

Robbery: 4

Aggravated Assault: 43

 

#44

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Winchendon

Population: 10,727

Violent Crimes: 38

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.54

Murder: 0

Rape: 8

Robbery: 2

Aggravated Assault:  28

 

#43

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Sturbridge

Population: 9,520

Violent Crimes: 34

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.571

Murder: 0

Rape: 5

Robbery: 3

Aggravated Assault: 26

 

#42

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Taunton

Population: 56,720

Violent Crimes: 203

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.578

Murder: 5

Rape: 13

Robbery: 36

Aggravated Assault: 149

 

#41

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Salisbury

Population: 9,245

Violent Crimes: 34

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.60

Murder: 0

Rape: 8

Robbery: 4

Aggravated Assault: 22

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