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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 11 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 95. How does Peabody fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Peabody's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% 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.

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 431. This equates to a rate of 2 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 121.

Peabody Crime Data

 

Crime Index

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

Peabody Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

123

437

560

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.32

8.23

10.55

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.32
3.28
National Median: 4
    Peabody
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 431

in Peabody

1 in 305

in Massachusetts

Peabody VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 53,070
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 21 8 94
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.40 0.15 1.77

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.23
11.8
National Median: 21
    Peabody
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 121

in Peabody

1 in 85

in Massachusetts

Peabody Property CRIMES

Population: 53,070
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 55 352 30
Rate per 1,000 1.04 6.63 0.57

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Peabody Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
33
20
National Median: 28.3
    Peabody
    Massachusetts