Reported Annual Crime In Andover

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAndover/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime310n/a (estimate)8722,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAndover/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape1n/a2.830.538.6
Robbery2n/a5.677.8101.9
Assault16n/a45.0280.7237.8
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)53391373
Burglary35n/a98.4322.2491.4
Theft246n/a691.81,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a28.1118.8220.2
Property crime291n/a (estimate)8181,6912,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Andover, MA. The total number of reported crimes in Andover, MA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Andover, MA crime rate is 58% lower than the Massachusetts average and is 70% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Andover, MA has a violent crime rate that is 86% lower than the Massachusetts average and 86% lower than the national average. For property crime, Andover, MA is 52% lower than the Massachusetts average and 67% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Andover is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.39 daily crimes that occur in Andover.
  • Andover is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Andover you have a 1 in 115 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Andover has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Andover (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Andover, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Andover, MA the total number of daily crimes is 2.39 times less than the Massachusetts average and 3.28 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Andover, MA are 7.32 times less than the Massachusetts average and 6.97 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Andover, MA has a daily crime rate that is 2.07 times less than the Massachusetts average and 3.04 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Andover (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Andover, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Andover, MA ranks safer than 84% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 86% 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 Andover, MA. As a result, Andover, MA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Andover

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Andover is 1 in 1872
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Andover is 1 in 123
The chance of being a victim of crime in Andover is 1 in 115
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Andover, MA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Andover, MA, then there is a 1 in 1872 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 123. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 115 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Andover, MA.

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

A good indicator of whether Andover, MA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Andover, MA has increased by 15%, while the property crime rate in Andover, MA has increased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Andover, MA has increased by 14% year over year.

Andover police department

ItemAndoverMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6911,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 69 Andover police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.1% less than the Massachusetts average and 37.4% 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
Boxford, MA2,2280254254
Topsfield, MA2,98364277341
Lexington, MA32,30657448504
Reading, MA25,17623525549
Winchester, MA21,86327627653
Andover, MA8,95353818872

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Madison, OH8,9522852,5302,815
New Baltimore, VA8,95580759839
Barre, VT8,9551481,4801,628
Maysville, KY8,9511933,2693,462
Sitka, AK8,9571581,6611,819
Andover, MA8,95353818872
Source: The Andover, 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.