Reported Annual Crime In Essex

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)479 (estimate)1,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/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)93 (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)386 (estimate)1,5612,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boxford, MA2,4720181181
Topsfield, MA3,43546167212
Rockport, MA5,10169208277
Rowley, MA1,576110426536
Ipswich, MA4,215130592721
Lynnfield, MA12,48970695765
Marblehead, MA20,363107720827
Essex, MA1,47693386479

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Essex is 83% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.31 daily crimes that occur in Essex.
  • Essex is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Essex you have a 1 in 209 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Essex has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Essex (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Essex

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Essex is 1 in 1074
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Essex is 1 in 260
The chance of being a victim of crime in Essex is 1 in 209

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

Essex police department

ItemEssexMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1211,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.23.3
There are a total of 12 Essex police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.4% greater than the Massachusetts average and 3.6% greater 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
Hughestown, PA1,4762861,0011,288
Jordan, NY1,476189775964
Greenfield, MO1,476153689842
Sandia Knolls, NM1,4751921,0771,269
Granby, MA1,475110769878
Essex, MA1,47693386479
Source: The Essex, 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.