Hingham, MA
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Hingham, 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 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Hingham is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 65% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hingham is one in 110. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Hingham‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 48% of the state's cities and towns.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Hingham's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Hingham is one in 647.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Hingham 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 Hingham than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 132.

Hingham Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Hingham Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

181

218

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.55

7.57

9.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hingham 1.55
Massachusetts 3.38

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 647

in Hingham

1 in 296

in Massachusetts

Hingham VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 23,923
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 0 30
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.00 1.25

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
Hingham 7.57
Massachusetts 12.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 132

in Hingham

1 in 79

in Massachusetts

Hingham Property CRIMES

Population: 23,923
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 153 8
Rate per 1,000 0.84 6.40 0.33

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

Hingham Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hingham 10
Massachusetts 21