North Andover, MA
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North Andover, MA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

North Andover is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (65%) and also has a lower crime rate than 48% 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 North Andover is one in 89 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 35. It is for these reasons that North Andover is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For North Andover, 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 North Andover than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1292, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the town, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that North Andover experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in North Andover 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 North Andover than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 96.

North Andover Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

North Andover Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

311

334

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.77

10.46

11.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Andover 0.77
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,292

in North Andover

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

North Andover VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,721
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 2 5 13
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.07 0.17 0.44

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 Andover 10.46
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 96

in North Andover

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

North Andover Property CRIMES

Population: 29,721
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 266 12
Rate per 1,000 1.11 8.95 0.40

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 Andover Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Andover 13
Massachusetts 27