Statistically speaking, Greater Gardner Massachusetts is a relatively safe place compared to the rest of the nation.
Violent Crime Lower in Massachusetts
According to the FBI, there were 387 violent crimes reported per 100,000 people nationally in 2011 compared to 427 in Massachusetts. By 2020, violent crimes per 100,000 people nationally was at 399 with Massachusetts at 309. So what does than mean? 10 years ago, Massachusetts was 22% more violent than the national average. Now, Massachusetts has flipped to 23% safer than the national average. While any violent crime is bad, we have made substantial progress in MA. The numbers are not a fluke either. They have been gradually falling every year. Explore the data yourself: CLICK HERE