Reported Annual Crime In Northampton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthampton/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime758n/a (estimate)2,6562,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthampton/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape21n/a73.630.538.6
Robbery13n/a45.677.8101.9
Assault90n/a315.4280.7237.8
Violent crime124n/a (estimate)435391373
Burglary87n/a304.9322.2491.4
Theft526n/a1,843.41,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft21n/a73.6118.8220.2
Property crime634n/a (estimate)2,2221,6912,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Northampton, 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 Northampton, 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 Northampton, 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 Northampton, MA is 11% higher than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 17% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 31% higher than the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 11% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Northampton, MA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Northampton is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.28 daily crimes that occur in Northampton.
  • Northampton is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Northampton you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Northampton has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Northampton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Northampton, MA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national level. In Northampton, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.08 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Northampton, MA is 1.11 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.17 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Northampton, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.31 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Northampton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Northampton, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Northampton, MA has been ranked safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Northampton, MA is safer than 28% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Massachusetts and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Northampton, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Northampton, MA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northampton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northampton is 1 in 231
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northampton is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Northampton is 1 in 38
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Northampton, MA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Northampton, MA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 231. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 46 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Northampton, MA is 1 in 38.

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

The year over year crime rate for Northampton, MA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Northampton, MA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 6% in Northampton, MA, while property crimes in Northampton, MA have decreased by 9%. Crimes in total for Northampton, MA have decreased by 8% year over year.

Northampton police department

ItemNorthamptonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6811,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.23.3
There are a total of 68 Northampton police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.8% greater than the Massachusetts average and 27.6% 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
Hatfield, MA1,420243334577
Granby, MA1,514157692849
South Deerfield, MA1,733161695856
Belchertown, MA3,0102501,0811,330
Easthampton Town, MA16,0662001,2351,435
Northampton, MA28,6374352,2222,656

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Suisun City, CA28,6272742,9523,226
Agawam Town, MA28,6265222,2562,778
Newburgh, NY28,6141,4672,8204,287
Millville, NJ28,6037056,8337,539
Matthews, NC28,6771892,3372,526
Northampton, MA28,6374352,2222,656
Source: The Northampton, 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.