Kingston, MA
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Kingston has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Kingston is 1 in 72. How does Kingston fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Kingston's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Massachusetts communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Kingston'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 Kingston is one in 605.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Kingston; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Kingston Crime Data

 
Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Kingston Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

164

186

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.65

12.33

13.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kingston 1.65
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 605

in Kingston

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Kingston VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,301
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 2 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.45 0.15 1.05
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
Kingston 12.33
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 81

in Kingston

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Kingston Property CRIMES
Population: 13,301
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 132 6
Rate per 1,000 1.95 9.92 0.45
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

Kingston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kingston 10
Massachusetts 27