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Peabody, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

Peabody has an overall crime rate of 10 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Peabody is 1 in 101. How does Peabody fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Peabody's crime rate is lower than approximately 30% of Massachusetts communities.

However, 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Peabody'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 Peabody is one in 478.

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 129.

Peabody Crime Data

 

Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Peabody Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

114

423

537

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.09

7.76

9.86

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.09
3.03
National Median: 4
    Peabody
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 478

in Peabody

1 in 330

in Massachusetts

Peabody VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 54,481
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 14 6 94
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.26 0.11 1.73

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
7.76
10.33
National Median: 19
    Peabody
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 129

in Peabody

1 in 97

in Massachusetts

Peabody Property CRIMES

Population: 54,481
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 352 34
Rate per 1,000 0.68 6.46 0.62

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Peabody Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
32
18
National Median: 26.9
    Peabody
    Massachusetts