Residential & Business Security Systems in Attleboro, MA

Overview

Welcome to Alarm New England's business and home security page for Attleboro, Massachusetts. This informational page provides important crime data along with additional information for those living in or considering moving to Attleboro.

Population: 43,677
Number of Households 14,605
County: Bristol
ZIP Codes: 02703, 02760, 02760

Attleboro Business and Home Security Facts

The rate of occurrence of crime in Attleboro is noticeably higher than the average rate for all community and town sizes in the US. Crimes occur at a rate of 20 for every one thousand residents, but this high crime rate still does not put Attleboro among the cities with the highest crime rates in the US.

The chance that a person will be the victim of a property crime or violent crime in Attleboro is 1 out of 51 which when compared with the average rate of 1 out of 35 in the US shows that Attleboro is not among the safest communities in the country.

In relation with other communities and towns in Massachusetts, the rate of crime in Attleboro is higher than 81% of the other communities in the state. For similar sized towns to Attleboro, the rate of crime is near average for all such communities, making the town no more dangerous or safer.

The rate of occurrence of violent crimes in Attleboro is higher than most of the communities and cities of all population sizes in the US. The likelihood that a person will be the victim of a violent crime such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder in Attleboro is 1 out of 473. This translates to a rate of 2 for every one thousand inhabitants of the town (0.2%).

The rate at which property crimes occur in Attleboro is 18 for every one thousand residents in the town, and so the town is a place where there is an above average chance of becoming the victim of a property crime when compared with other communities of all population sizes in the US. The probability that a person will be the victim of a property crime like arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny or burglary in Attleboro is 1 out of 57.

Interesting Facts About Attleboro

  • Attleboro was once known as “The Jewelry Capital of the World” due to the fact that there were many jewelry manufacturers in the town.
  • While some of the jewelry manufacturing firms in Attleboro have moved out of the city (e.g. L. G. Balfour), some of the jewelry companies in Attleboro still operate till date. Examples of such are Guyot Brothers Company, James A. Murphy Co., Leach & Garner, Masters of Design etc.
  • It is believed that George Washington passed through Attleborough once and lodged near the Woodcock Garrison House at the Hatch Tavern.
  • There are four museums in Attleboro; the Attleboro Arts Museum, the Women at Work Museum, the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum and the Museum at the Mill.
  • The city has a zoo, the Capron Park Zoo, which opened in 1937 and is home to one hundred animals representing 44 species. The zoo participates in the Species Survival Plan program, aimed at ensuring the survival of endangered animal species in zoos and aquaria. Annually, the zoo has 64,000 visit,
    Places of interest in Attleboro include the Attleboro Community Theatre, Triboro Youth/Musical Theatre, Dodgeville Mill and L. G. Balfour Riverwalk.

Notable Residents

Artine Artinian, the reputable French literature scholar with various valuable collections of French literary artwork and manuscripts moved to Attleboro with his family in 1920. He was born in December 1907 in Bulgaria.

William Raymond Manchester, the American author, historian and biographer who authored 18 books translated into more than 20 languages was born in Attleboro in April 1922. He received the National Humanities Medal and the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award.

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