Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,858 (estimate)1,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a31.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a78.8102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a265.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)556 (estimate)377386
Burglaryn/an/an/a281.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a118.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,302 (estimate)1,5612,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westfield, MA41,4862231,3191,542
Lee, MA1,8092251,7621,986
Russell, MA4864671,9352,403
Blandford, MA3524791,9852,464
Huntington, MA6305402,2342,774
Pittsfield, MA43,6327902,3613,151
Chester, MA7895562,3022,858

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.83 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has decreased by 7%.

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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 180
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 35

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)111,659558,732
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 77.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Huntsville, UT7891912,3182,508
Altona, NY7896082,4983,106
Antonito, CO7895524,4144,966
Worden, MT7893842,7973,181
Minneola, KS7894943,5053,999
Chester, MA7895562,3022,858
Source: The Chester, 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.