Rockport, MA
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Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockport is 1 in 288. This equates to a crime rate of 3.47 per 1,000 residents, making Rockport one of the safest communities in Massachusetts to live in. In fact, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation, according to FBI crime statistics.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rockport's violent crime rate is 1 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 Rockport is one in 901.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Rockport compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Rockport is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Rockport is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Rockport Crime Data

 
Crime Index

95

(100 is safest)


Safer than 95% of U.S. Cities

Rockport Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

17

25

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.11

2.36

3.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rockport 1.11
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 901

in Rockport

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Rockport VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,206
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.97
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
Rockport 2.36
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 424

in Rockport

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Rockport Property CRIMES
Population: 7,206
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 14 0
Rate per 1,000 0.42 1.94 0.00
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

Rockport Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rockport 4
Massachusetts 27

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