Reported Annual Crime In Somerset

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime260n/a (estimate)1,4271,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape12n/a65.931.240.4
Robbery5n/a27.478.8102.8
Assault25n/a137.2265.0248.5
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)230377386
Burglary28n/a153.7281.8468.9
Theft171n/a938.41,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft19n/a104.3118.3236.9
Property crime218n/a (estimate)1,1961,5612,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Somerset, 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 26% lower than the average of crimes committed in Massachusetts. It is also 50% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Somerset, MA shows a crime rate that is 39% lower than the Massachusetts average. The crime rate is also 40% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Somerset, MA is shown to be 23% lower than the Massachusetts average and 51% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Lakeville, MA2,409165684849
North Seekonk, MA2,660174722897
Norton Center, MA2,870183758941
Ocean Grove, MA2,674186771958
Acushnet Center, MA2,786190785975
East Providence, RI47,1661451,1591,304
North Westport, MA4,5402681,1091,377
Somerset, MA18,2622301,1961,427

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Somerset is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.91 daily crimes that occur in Somerset.
  • Somerset is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Somerset you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Somerset has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Somerset (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Somerset, MA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national scale. In Somerset, MA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.36 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.99 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Somerset, MA is 1.64 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.68 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Somerset, MA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.30 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.05 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Somerset (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Somerset, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Somerset, MA has been ranked safer than 51% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Somerset, MA is safer than 58% 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 Somerset, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Somerset, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Somerset

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Somerset is 1 in 434
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somerset is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Somerset is 1 in 71
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Somerset, 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 Somerset, MA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 434. 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 84 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 Somerset, MA is 1 in 71.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Somerset, 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 Somerset, MA has increased by 8%, the amount of property crime in Somerset, MA has decreased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Somerset, MA has decreased by 8% year to year.

Somerset police department

ItemSomersetMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3811,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 38 Somerset police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.9% less than the Massachusetts average and 36.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brigham City, UT18,2642012,4962,696
Bothell West, WA18,2432542,9413,196
Vincennes, IN18,233784,7394,817
Islip, NY18,2292781,1441,422
Rutherford, NJ18,297691,0901,159
Somerset, MA18,2622301,1961,427
Source: The Somerset, 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.