Reported Annual Crime In Kingston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime185n/a (estimate)1,3922,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingston/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape6n/a45.130.538.6
Robbery2n/a15.077.8101.9
Assault14n/a105.3280.7237.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)166391373
Burglary26n/a195.6322.2491.4
Theft131n/a985.61,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a45.1118.8220.2
Property crime163n/a (estimate)1,2261,6912,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Kingston, MA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Kingston, 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 Kingston, MA crime rates are 33% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts mean and are 51% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Kingston, MA has a rate that is 58% lower than the Massachusetts average; compared to the United States, it is 56% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Kingston, MA is 27% lower than its state's mean, and 51% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kingston is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.81 daily crimes that occur in Kingston.
  • Kingston is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kingston you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kingston has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Kingston (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Kingston, MA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national level. In Kingston, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.50 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.05 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Kingston, MA is 2.36 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.25 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Kingston, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.38 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.03 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Kingston (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Kingston, MA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Massachusetts as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Kingston, MA to other cities in the state and across the country, Kingston, MA is 62% safer than other cities of Massachusetts and 64% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Massachusetts cities and all around the United States, Kingston, MA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Kingston, MA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kingston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kingston is 1 in 605
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kingston is 1 in 82
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kingston is 1 in 72
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Kingston, MA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Kingston, MA, you have a 1 in 605 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 82. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Kingston, MA is 1 in 72.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Kingston, 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 Kingston, MA has decreased by 18%, the amount of property crime in Kingston, MA has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Kingston, MA has decreased by 9% year to year.

Kingston police department

ItemKingstonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2711,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 27 Kingston police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.2% less than the Massachusetts average and 35.5% 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
The Pinehills, MA1,02055237292
South Duxbury, MA3,75274322397
Duxbury, MA1,19791310401
Marshfield Hills, MA2,42392399491
Marshfield, MA4,227175431606
Kingston, MA6,1031661,2261,392

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Violet, LA6,1025423,3673,909
Patterson, LA6,1001471,3101,458
Slaton, TX6,1003631,5691,933
Wailea, HI6,107971,2611,358
Bridgeport, TX6,0992061,0781,284
Kingston, MA6,1031661,2261,392
Source: The Kingston, 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.