Chicopee, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Chicopee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChicopee/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,835n/a (estimate)3,3022,4653,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChicopee/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a225
Rape22n/a404125
Robbery81n/a146100109
Assault168n/a302271229
Violent crime272n/a (estimate)490413368
Burglary459n/a826459610
Theft995n/a1,7911,4561,899
Vehicle theft109n/a196136221
Property crime1,563n/a (estimate)2,8132,0512,731

The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Chicopee, MA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Chicopee, MA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Chicopee, MA crime rates are 33% higher than in comparison to the Massachusetts mean and are 6% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Chicopee, MA has a rate that is 18% higher than the Massachusetts average; compared to the United States, it is 33% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Chicopee, MA is 37% higher than its state's mean, and 3% higher than the country's average.

The overall crime rate in Chicopee is 6% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 9.05 daily crimes that occur in Chicopee.
Chicopee is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
In Chicopee you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Chicopee has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Chicopee (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Chicopee, MA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national scale. In Chicopee, MA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.34 times more than than the Massachusetts average and 1.07 times more than than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Chicopee, MA is 1.18 times more than than the Massachusetts average and 1.33 times more than than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Chicopee, MA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.37 times more than than the Massachusetts average and 1.03 times more than than the overall daily national average.

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How Safe is Chicopee (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Chicopee, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Chicopee, MA ranks safer than 15% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 20% 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 Chicopee, MA. As a result, Chicopee, MA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chicopee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chicopee is 1 in 205
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chicopee is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chicopee is 1 in 31

Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Chicopee, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Chicopee, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 205. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 36 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Chicopee, MA is 1 in 31.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Chicopee, MA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Chicopee, MA has increased by 6%, the amount of property crime in Chicopee, MA has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Chicopee, MA has decreased by 4% year to year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Suffield Depot, CT1,45826283308
North Granby, CT1,86335390426
Somers, CT1,80556615671
Salmon Brook, CT2,57560659719
Crystal Lake, CT2,42160659719
Chicopee, MA55,3264902,8133,302

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Novi, MI55,319841,6811,764
West Haven, CT55,3865242,7393,263
Moore, OK55,2651233,2193,341
Carson City, NV55,1844492,8273,277
New Brunswick, NJ55,1515362,9453,481
Chicopee, MA55,3264902,8133,302

Chicopee police department

ItemChicopeeMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13211,659504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.23.3

There are a total of 132 Chicopee police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.8% greater than the Massachusetts average and 27.6% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.