Reported Annual Crime In South Amherst

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Amherst/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,076 (estimate)2,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Amherst/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.94.9
Rapen/an/an/a30.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a77.8101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a280.7237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)390 (estimate)391373
Burglaryn/an/an/a322.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a118.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,686 (estimate)1,6912,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Amherst is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.69 daily crimes that occur in South Amherst.
  • South Amherst is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Amherst you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Amherst has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In South Amherst (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Amherst

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Amherst is 1 in 257
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Amherst is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Amherst is 1 in 49

Year Over Year Crime In South Amherst (per 100,000 people)

South Amherst police department

ItemSouth AmherstMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

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
South Amherst, MA5,2673901,6862,076

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Zimmerman, MN5,2682502,2862,536
Hilmar-Irwin, CA5,2664472,7473,194
Cheshire Village, CT5,2641481,2301,378
Collegeville, PA5,2631861,1521,338
Shillington, PA5,2721331,3131,446
South Amherst, MA5,2673901,6862,076
Source: The South Amherst, 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.