Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,070 (estimate)2,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.94.9
Rapen/an/an/a30.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a77.8101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a280.7237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)577 (estimate)391373
Burglaryn/an/an/a322.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a118.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,494 (estimate)1,6912,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.41 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 174
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 33

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)111,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.72.23.3
There are a total of 1 Chester police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.6% less than the Massachusetts average and 77.3% 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
Westfield, MA41,3711921,3971,589
Lee, MA1,9142911,3011,592
Russell, MA5444852,0962,581
Blandford, MA4254972,1502,648
Huntington, MA7855602,4202,980
Chester, MA7275772,4943,070

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lower Brule, SD7276193,1403,759
Lake Mack-Forest Hills, FL7276764,1174,793
Mariaville Lake, NY7274631,9552,419
Melrose, NM7279085,1166,023
Avoca, AR7275493,4263,975
Chester, MA7275772,4943,070
Source: The Chester, 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.