Reported Annual Crime In Essex

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)514 (estimate)2,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/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)97 (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)418 (estimate)1,6912,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Essex is 82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.41 daily crimes that occur in Essex.
  • Essex is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Essex you have a 1 in 195 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Essex has decreased by 47%.

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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 1036
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Essex is 1 in 240
The chance of being a victim of crime in Essex is 1 in 195

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

Essex police department

ItemEssexMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1211,659556,527
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 3.1% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boxford, MA2,2280254254
Topsfield, MA2,98364277341
Rockport, MA4,832111235346
Ipswich, MA4,00336522559
Rowley, MA1,444123533656
Essex, MA1,73397418514

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pittsfield, NH1,7332461,0341,280
Somers, CT1,73386715801
South Deerfield, MA1,733161695856
Adamstown, PA1,73354596650
Harvey, MI1,733139632771
Essex, MA1,73397418514
Source: The Essex, 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.