Reported Annual Crime In Swampscott

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwampscott/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime196n/a (estimate)1,3471,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwampscott/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape2n/a13.731.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.078.8102.8
Assault8n/a55.0265.0248.5
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)69377386
Burglary26n/a178.7281.8468.9
Theft154n/a1,058.31,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a41.2118.3236.9
Property crime186n/a (estimate)1,2781,5612,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Swampscott, 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 30% lower than the average of crimes committed in Massachusetts. It is also 53% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Swampscott, MA shows a crime rate that is 82% lower than the Massachusetts average. The crime rate is also 82% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Swampscott, MA is shown to be 18% lower than the Massachusetts average and 48% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boxford, MA2,4720181181
Topsfield, MA3,43546167212
Rockport, MA5,10169208277
Essex, MA1,47693386479
Arlington, MA44,408120507627
Andover, MA9,19465607672
Ipswich, MA4,215130592721
Swampscott, MA14,250691,2781,347

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Swampscott is 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.69 daily crimes that occur in Swampscott.
  • Swampscott is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Swampscott you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Swampscott has decreased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Swampscott (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Swampscott, MA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Massachusetts as well as those across America as a whole. The Swampscott, MA total amount of daily offenses is 1.44 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.11 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Swampscott, MA is 5.48 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 5.62 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Swampscott, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.22 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.92 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Swampscott (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Swampscott, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Swampscott, MA has been ranked safer than 71% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Swampscott, MA is safer than 77% 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 Swampscott, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Swampscott, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Swampscott

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Swampscott is 1 in 1456
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Swampscott is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of crime in Swampscott is 1 in 75
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Swampscott, 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 Swampscott, MA, you have a 1 in 1456 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 79. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Swampscott, MA is 1 in 75.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Swampscott, 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 Swampscott, MA has decreased by 46%, while the property crime rate in Swampscott, MA has decreased by 23% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Swampscott, MA has decreased by 25% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Swampscott police department

ItemSwampscottMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3111,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.23.3
There are a total of 31 Swampscott police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.6% greater than the Massachusetts average and 32% 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
Red Hill, SC14,2514632,9903,453
Lincoln, IL14,2532742,3442,618
Carthage, MO14,2472803,9864,266
Highland Park, NJ14,24571,2481,255
Moorestown-Lenola, NJ14,2561569831,139
Swampscott, MA14,250691,2781,347
Source: The Swampscott, 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.