Holyoke, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Holyoke

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHolyoke/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,083n/a (estimate)7,6662,4653,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHolyoke/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a1025
Rape42n/a1044125
Robbery108n/a269100109
Assault265n/a659271229
Violent crime419n/a (estimate)1,042413368
Burglary484n/a1,204459610
Theft2,067n/a5,1401,4561,899
Vehichle theft113n/a281136221
Property crime2,664n/a (estimate)6,6242,0512,731

A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Holyoke, 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 Holyoke, 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 Holyoke, MA averages 211% higher than the rest of Massachusetts while the rate of crime on a national scale is 147% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Holyoke, MA is 152% higher than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 183% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 222% higher than the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 142% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Holyoke, MA area.

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Daily Crime In Holyoke (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Holyoke, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Holyoke, MA the total number of daily crimes is 3.11 times more than than the Massachusetts average and 2.47 times more than than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Holyoke, MA are 2.52 times more than than the Massachusetts average and 2.83 times more than than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Holyoke, MA has a daily crime rate that is 3.23 times more than than the Massachusetts average and 2.43 times more than than the daily national average.

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How Safe is Holyoke (higher is better)

How safe is Holyoke, MA compared to other cities in Massachusetts and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Holyoke, MA is safer than 0% of the cities in Massachusetts and 1% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Massachusetts and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Holyoke, MA. Overall, Holyoke, MA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

The overall crime rate in Holyoke is 147% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 21 daily crimes that occur in Holyoke.
Holyoke is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
In Holyoke you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Holyoke has increased by 6%.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Holyoke

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Holyoke is 1 in 96
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Holyoke is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Holyoke is 1 in 14

Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Holyoke, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Holyoke, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 96. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 16 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 Holyoke, MA is 1 in 14.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Holyoke, 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 Holyoke, MA has increased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Holyoke, MA has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Holyoke, MA has increased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Granby, CT1,86335390426
Hatfield, MA1,467153305458
Longmeadow, MA15,803889851,073
Agawam Town, MA28,4761439421,085
Easthampton Town, MA16,0301199941,113
Holyoke, MA39,9961,0426,6247,666

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
La Puente, CA39,9883541,2201,574
Edmonds, WA39,9251722,4402,612
Hickory, NC40,0754165,5055,921
Prescott, AZ39,9163042,6622,967
Hagerstown, MD40,0785973,6664,263
Holyoke, MA39,9961,0426,6247,666

Holyoke police department

ItemHolyokeMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13711,659504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.23.3

There are a total of 137 Holyoke police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58% greater than the Massachusetts average and 4.2% 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.

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.