Newburyport, MA
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Newburyport, MA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Newburyport is safer than 61% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Massachusetts, only on the order of 55% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Newburyport. If you live in Newburyport, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 82. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Newburyport'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 Newburyport is one in 666.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Newburyport 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 Newburyport than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 93.

Newburyport Crime Data

 
Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Newburyport Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

27

193

220

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.50

10.73

12.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newburyport 1.50
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 666

in Newburyport

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Newburyport VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 17,982
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 0 21
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.33 0.00 1.17
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
Newburyport 10.73
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 93

in Newburyport

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Newburyport Property CRIMES
Population: 17,982
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 40 148 5
Rate per 1,000 2.22 8.23 0.28
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

Newburyport Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Newburyport 25
Massachusetts 27