Reported Annual Crime In Abington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbington/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime321n/a (estimate)1,9752,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbington/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape2n/a12.330.538.6
Robbery3n/a18.577.8101.9
Assault23n/a141.5280.7237.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)172391373
Burglary52n/a320.0322.2491.4
Theft228n/a1,402.91,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a80.0118.8220.2
Property crime293n/a (estimate)1,8031,6912,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Abington, MA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Abington, MA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Abington, MA averages 5% lower than the rest of Massachusetts while the rate of crime on a national scale is 31% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Abington, MA is 56% lower than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 54% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 7% higher than the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 28% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Abington, MA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Abington is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.41 daily crimes that occur in Abington.
  • Abington is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Abington you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Abington has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Abington (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Abington, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Abington, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.45 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Abington, MA are 2.27 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.16 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Abington, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.38 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Abington (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Abington, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Abington, MA has been ranked safer than 52% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Abington, MA is safer than 57% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Massachusetts and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Abington, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Abington, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Abington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Abington is 1 in 581
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Abington is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Abington is 1 in 51
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Abington, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Abington, MA you have a 1 in 581 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Abington, MA.

Year Over Year Crime In Abington (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Abington, MA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Abington, MA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 1% in Abington, MA, while property crimes in Abington, MA have decreased by 14%. Crimes in total for Abington, MA have decreased by 13% year over year.

Abington police department

ItemAbingtonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2611,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
There are a total of 26 Abington police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.6% less than the Massachusetts average and 50.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Duxbury, MA3,75274322397
Duxbury, MA1,19791310401
Sharon, MA6,0100416416
Marshfield Hills, MA2,42392399491
Marshfield, MA4,227175431606
Abington, MA16,0811721,8031,975

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Mesquite, NV16,0721951,6021,798
Uvalde, TX16,0943204,6885,008
Easthampton Town, MA16,0662001,2351,435
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Abington, MA16,0811721,8031,975
Source: The Abington, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.