Massachusetts
Crime



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Crime Rates for Massachusetts

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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

Massachusetts Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23,337

87,196

110,533

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.38

12.63

16.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Massachusetts 3.38

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 296

in Massachusetts

Massachusetts VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,902,149
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 136 2,410 4,143 16,648
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.35 0.60 2.41

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Massachusetts 12.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 79

in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Property CRIMES

Population: 6,902,149
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13,862 66,728 6,606
Rate per 1,000 2.01 9.67 0.96

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Massachusetts 21