Reported Annual Crime In Peabody

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeabody/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime891n/a (estimate)1,6971,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeabody/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.92.05.3
Rape16n/a30.531.240.4
Robbery22n/a41.978.8102.8
Assault167n/a318.1265.0248.5
Violent crime206n/a (estimate)392377386
Burglary56n/a106.7281.8468.9
Theft586n/a1,116.21,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft43n/a81.9118.3236.9
Property crime685n/a (estimate)1,3051,5612,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Peabody, MA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 12% lower than the average of crimes committed in Massachusetts. It is also 40% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Peabody, MA shows a crime rate that is 4% higher than the Massachusetts average. The crime rate is also 2% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Peabody, MA is shown to be 16% lower than the Massachusetts average and 47% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boxford, MA2,2280181181
Topsfield, MA2,98346167212
Essex, MA1,73393386479
Rowley, MA1,444110426536
Arlington, MA43,728120507627
Andover, MA8,95365607672
Ipswich, MA4,003130592721
Peabody, MA51,8683921,3051,697

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peabody is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.65 daily crimes that occur in Peabody.
  • Peabody is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peabody you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peabody has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Peabody (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Peabody, MA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national level. In Peabody, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.14 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.67 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Peabody, MA is 1.04 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.02 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Peabody, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.20 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.88 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Peabody (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Peabody, MA compared to other areas of Massachusetts, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Peabody, MA safer than 45% when compared to other Massachusetts cities, and 51% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Massachusetts, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Peabody, MA. At this time, Peabody, MA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peabody

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peabody is 1 in 255
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peabody is 1 in 77
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peabody is 1 in 59
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Peabody, 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 Peabody, MA, then there is a 1 in 255 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 77. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 59 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Peabody, MA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Peabody, 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 Peabody, MA has increased by 47%, while the property crime rate in Peabody, MA has decreased by 23% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Peabody, MA has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Peabody police department

ItemPeabodyMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9311,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.23.3
There are a total of 93 Peabody police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.2% less than the Massachusetts average and 45.4% 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.

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La Crosse, WI51,8642504,3624,612
Placentia, CA51,8601461,4961,642
Castle Rock, CO51,802891,5441,634
Lakewood, NJ51,9443432,1662,510
Battle Creek, MI51,9639753,8174,793
Peabody, MA51,8683921,3051,697
Source: The Peabody, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.