Reported Annual Crime In Barnstable Town

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarnstable Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime910n/a (estimate)2,0691,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarnstable Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.32.05.3
Rape16n/a36.431.240.4
Robbery15n/a34.178.8102.8
Assault167n/a379.8265.0248.5
Violent crime199n/a (estimate)453377386
Burglary133n/a302.5281.8468.9
Theft558n/a1,268.91,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft20n/a45.5118.3236.9
Property crime711n/a (estimate)1,6171,5612,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Barnstable Town, MA. All reported Barnstable Town, 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 Barnstable Town, MA overall crime rate is 7% higher than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 27% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Barnstable Town, MA, the rate is 20% higher than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 17% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Barnstable Town, MA comes in at 4% higher than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 34% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Seabury, MA1,00553219272
Harwich Port, MA1,772105435540
East Dennis, MA2,928116480596
Teaticket, MA1,441127528655
West Dennis, MA2,219133551684
East Sandwich, MA3,861134556690
Harwich Center, MA1,902137569707
Barnstable Town, MA44,7504531,6172,069

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Barnstable Town is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.67 daily crimes that occur in Barnstable Town.
  • Barnstable Town is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Barnstable Town you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Barnstable Town has decreased by 29%.

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Daily Crime In Barnstable Town (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Barnstable Town, MA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Massachusetts as well as those across America as a whole. The Barnstable Town, MA total amount of daily offenses is 1.07 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.37 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Barnstable Town, MA is 1.20 times more than the Massachusetts average, and it is 1.17 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Barnstable Town, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.04 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.52 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Barnstable Town (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Barnstable Town, MA compared to other areas of Massachusetts, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Barnstable Town, MA safer than 5% when compared to other Massachusetts cities, and 5% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Massachusetts, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Barnstable Town, MA. At this time, Barnstable Town, MA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Barnstable Town

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Barnstable Town is 1 in 221
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Barnstable Town is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Barnstable Town is 1 in 49
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Barnstable Town, MA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Barnstable Town, MA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 221. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 62 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Barnstable Town, MA is 1 in 49.

Year Over Year Crime In Barnstable Town (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Barnstable Town, MA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Barnstable Town, MA has decreased by 51% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 19% year over year. Total crimes for Barnstable Town, MA has decreased by 29% in the same time frame.

Barnstable Town police department

ItemBarnstable TownMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13011,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.23.3
There are a total of 130 Barnstable Town police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.4% greater than the Massachusetts average and 12.7% 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.

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Summerville, SC44,7173193,5933,912
Draper, UT44,6561572,9713,128
Strongsville, OH44,649431,9762,019
Madison, AL44,8664382,1182,556
Altadena, CA44,6222531,4501,702
Barnstable Town, MA44,7504531,6172,069
Source: The Barnstable Town, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.