Marblehead, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

Marblehead is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (76%) and also has a lower crime rate than 55% of the communities in Massachusetts, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Marblehead is one in 150 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 40.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Marblehead, and we found that the crime rate in Marblehead is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Marblehead is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Marblehead, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Marblehead than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 934, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Marblehead 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 Marblehead than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 179.

Marblehead Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Marblehead Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

115

137

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.07

5.59

6.67

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.07
3.28
National Median: 4
    Marblehead
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 934

in Marblehead

1 in 305

in Massachusetts

Marblehead VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,555
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 0 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.34 0.00 0.73

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
5.59
11.8
National Median: 21
    Marblehead
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 179

in Marblehead

1 in 85

in Massachusetts

Marblehead Property CRIMES

Population: 20,555
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 100 5
Rate per 1,000 0.49 4.86 0.24

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Marblehead Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
31
20
National Median: 28.3
    Marblehead
    Massachusetts