Peabody, MA
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Peabody is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Peabody is one in 90. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Peabody‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 50% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Peabody, and we found that the crime rate in Peabody is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Peabody 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 Peabody 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 Peabody.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Peabody occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Peabody; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 337. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Peabody 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 Peabody than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 124.

Peabody Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Peabody Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

156

425

581

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.97

8.09

11.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Peabody 2.97
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 337

in Peabody

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Peabody VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 52,504
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 6 10 138
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.11 0.19 2.63

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
Peabody 8.09
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 124

in Peabody

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Peabody Property CRIMES

Population: 52,504
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 372 21
Rate per 1,000 0.61 7.09 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

Peabody Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Peabody 35
Massachusetts 27