Andover, MA
Crime Rates




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Andover, MA crime analytics


Andover is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (75%) and also has a lower crime rate than 64% of the communities in Massachusetts, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Andover is one in 114 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Andover is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Andover, and we found that the crime rate in Andover is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Andover is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Andover does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Andover.

For Andover, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Andover than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1858, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Andover is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Andover than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 121.

Andover Crime Data

 
Crime Index

75

(100 is safest)


Safer than 75% of U.S. Cities

Andover Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

291

310

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.54

8.24

8.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Andover 0.54
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,858

in Andover

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Andover VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 35,299
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.03 0.06 0.45
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Andover 8.24
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 121

in Andover

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Andover Property CRIMES
Population: 35,299
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 35 246 10
Rate per 1,000 0.99 6.97 0.28
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Andover Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Andover 10
Massachusetts 27