Somerset, MA
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Somerset has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Somerset is 1 in 64. How does Somerset fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Somerset's crime rate is lower than approximately 31% of Massachusetts communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Somerset 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 Somerset; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 469. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Somerset; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Somerset Crime Data

 
Crime Index

49

(100 is safest)


Safer than 49% of U.S. Cities

Somerset Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

246

285

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.13

13.45

15.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Somerset 2.13
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 469

in Somerset

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Somerset VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 18,288
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 3 31
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.27 0.16 1.70
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
Somerset 13.45
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 74

in Somerset

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Somerset Property CRIMES
Population: 18,288
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 204 8
Rate per 1,000 1.86 11.15 0.44
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

Somerset Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Somerset 36
Massachusetts 27