Reported Annual Crime In Gardner

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGardner/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime543n/a (estimate)2,6562,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGardner/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape16n/a78.330.538.6
Robbery8n/a39.177.8101.9
Assault173n/a846.2280.7237.8
Violent crime197n/a (estimate)964391373
Burglary54n/a264.1322.2491.4
Theft286n/a1,398.91,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a29.3118.8220.2
Property crime346n/a (estimate)1,6921,6912,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Gardner, MA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Gardner, MA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Gardner, MA averages 28% higher than the rest of Massachusetts while the rate of crime on a national scale is 7% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Gardner, MA is 147% higher than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 159% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands equal to the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 32% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Gardner, MA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gardner is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.28 daily crimes that occur in Gardner.
  • Gardner is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gardner you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gardner has decreased by 28%.

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Daily Crime In Gardner (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Gardner, MA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national scale. In Gardner, MA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.28 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.08 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Gardner, MA is 2.47 times more than the Massachusetts average and 2.59 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Gardner, MA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.00 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.47 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Gardner (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Gardner, MA area in comparison to other Massachusetts communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Gardner, MA being safer than 6% of cities in Massachusetts and 6% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Massachusetts cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Gardner, MA. In conclusion, Gardner, MA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gardner

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gardner is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gardner is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gardner is 1 in 38
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Gardner, MA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Gardner, MA, then there is a 1 in 104 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 60. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 38 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Gardner, MA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Gardner, MA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Gardner, MA has increased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Gardner, MA has decreased by 43% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Gardner, MA has decreased by 28% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Gardner police department

ItemGardnerMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4311,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 43 Gardner police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.5% less than the Massachusetts average and 35.7% 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
South Lancaster, MA1,812165713878
Greenville, NH1,36092809902
South Ashburnham, MA1,042183793976
Baldwinville, MA2,3271978521,049
Townsend, MA1,2271161,0081,124
Gardner, MA20,2799641,6922,656

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oregon, OH20,2821741,9102,083
Selma, AL20,2766534,1204,772
Sulphur, LA20,2754424,5615,002
Shelby, NC20,2838683,7694,638
West Mifflin, PA20,2711792,0802,259
Gardner, MA20,2799641,6922,656
Source: The Gardner, 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.