North Adams, MA
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With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, North Adams has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Massachusetts, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than North Adams.

Importantly, when you compare North Adams to other communities of similar population, then North Adams crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how North Adams does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how North Adams 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 North Adams.

For North Adams, 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 North Adams is one in 91.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that North Adams's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes North Adams 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 North Adams is one in 31.

North Adams Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

North Adams Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

145

431

576

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

10.93

32.50

43.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Adams 10.93
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 91

in North Adams

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
North Adams VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,263
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 9 130
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.45 0.68 9.80
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
North Adams 32.50
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in North Adams

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
North Adams Property CRIMES
Population: 13,263
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 109 307 15
Rate per 1,000 8.22 23.15 1.13
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

North Adams Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Adams 28
Massachusetts 27