Reported Annual Crime In Adams

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAdams/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime181n/a (estimate)2,2022,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAdams/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape4n/a48.730.538.6
Robbery1n/a12.277.8101.9
Assault26n/a316.3280.7237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)377391373
Burglary33n/a401.4322.2491.4
Theft110n/a1,338.01,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a85.1118.8220.2
Property crime150n/a (estimate)1,8251,6912,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Adams, MA. All reported Adams, MA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Adams, MA overall crime rate is 6% higher than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 23% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Adams, MA, the rate is 4% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 1% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Adams, MA comes in at 8% higher than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 27% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Adams is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.03 daily crimes that occur in Adams.
  • Adams is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Adams you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Adams has increased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Adams (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Adams, MA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national level. In Adams, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.06 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.30 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Adams, MA is 1.04 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.01 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Adams, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.36 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Adams (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Adams, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Adams, MA ranks safer than 24% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 34% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Massachusetts and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Adams, MA. As a result, Adams, MA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Adams

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Adams is 1 in 266
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Adams is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Adams is 1 in 46
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Adams, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Adams, MA you have a 1 in 266 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 55 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Adams, MA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Adams, MA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Adams, 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 increased by 4% in Adams, MA, while property crimes in Adams, MA have increased by 26%. Crimes in total for Adams, MA have increased by 22% year over year.

Adams police department

ItemAdamsMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1811,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 18 Adams police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.8% less than the Massachusetts average and 35.2% 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
Williamstown, MA4,1731061,4941,600
Readsboro, VT2681541,8361,990
Cheshire, MA5715672,4533,020
Pittsfield, MA44,2266542,9233,577
North Adams, MA13,5631,0793,0874,166
Adams, MA5,4603771,8252,202

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Coal City, IL5,460731,2351,308
Watseka, IL5,4634462,3102,756
Lake Fenton, MI5,4561988981,096
Scenic Oaks, TX5,4561349211,055
Charles Town, WV5,46434413447
Adams, MA5,4603771,8252,202
Source: The Adams, 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.