Haverhill, MA
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The crime rate in Haverhill is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Haverhill is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Haverhill is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Massachusetts, Haverhill has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Haverhill has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Haverhill 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 Haverhill 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 Haverhill.

For Haverhill, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Haverhill is one in 184.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Haverhill's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Haverhill a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Haverhill is one in 50.

Haverhill Crime Data

 
Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Haverhill Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

341

1,245

1,586

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.43

19.84

25.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Haverhill 5.43
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 184

in Haverhill

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Haverhill VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 62,765
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 25 50 266
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.40 0.80 4.24
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
Haverhill 19.84
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Haverhill

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Haverhill Property CRIMES
Population: 62,765
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 314 826 105
Rate per 1,000 5.00 13.16 1.67
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

Haverhill Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Haverhill 45
Massachusetts 27