Barnstable, MA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Barnstable has an overall crime rate of 11 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Barnstable is 1 in 91. How does Barnstable fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Barnstable's crime rate is lower than approximately 26% of Massachusetts communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Barnstable has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Barnstable is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Barnstable 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 Barnstable.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Barnstable occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Barnstable; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 260. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Barnstable 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 Barnstable than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 140.

Barnstable Crime Data

 

Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Barnstable Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

188

350

538

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.84

7.16

11.00

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.84
3.03
National Median: 4
    Barnstable
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 260

in Barnstable

1 in 330

in Massachusetts

Barnstable VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 48,916
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 30 12 146
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.61 0.25 2.98

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
7.16
10.33
National Median: 19
    Barnstable
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 140

in Barnstable

1 in 97

in Massachusetts

Barnstable Property CRIMES

Population: 48,916
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 52 281 17
Rate per 1,000 1.06 5.74 0.35

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Barnstable Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
9
18
National Median: 26.9
    Barnstable
    Massachusetts