Reported Annual Crime In Swampscott

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwampscott/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime252n/a (estimate)1,7912,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwampscott/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape1n/a7.130.538.6
Robbery1n/a7.177.8101.9
Assault16n/a113.7280.7237.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)128391373
Burglary35n/a248.7322.2491.4
Theft194n/a1,378.71,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a35.5118.8220.2
Property crime234n/a (estimate)1,6631,6912,487
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 14% lower than the average of crimes committed in Massachusetts. It is also 37% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Swampscott, MA shows a crime rate that is 67% lower than the Massachusetts average. The crime rate is also 66% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Swampscott, MA is shown to be 2% lower than the Massachusetts average and 33% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Swampscott is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.91 daily crimes that occur in Swampscott.
  • Swampscott is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Swampscott you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Swampscott has decreased by 6%.

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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 1.16 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.60 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Swampscott, MA is 3.06 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 2.91 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Swampscott, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.02 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.50 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 63% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Swampscott, MA is safer than 65% 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 782
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Swampscott is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Swampscott is 1 in 56
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 782 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 61. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Swampscott, MA is 1 in 56.

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 not changed, while the property crime rate in Swampscott, MA has decreased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Swampscott, MA has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Swampscott police department

ItemSwampscottMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3111,659556,527
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 32.3% 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
Boxford, MA2,2280254254
Topsfield, MA2,98364277341
Rockport, MA4,832111235346
Essex, MA1,73397418514
Reading, MA25,17623525549
Swampscott, MA13,9121281,6631,791

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Oneonta, NY13,9065362,2622,798
Chaparral, NM13,9059695,4616,430
Hewitt, TX13,9051051,1461,251
West Freehold, NJ13,9221951,2441,440
Bradley Gardens, NJ13,9021821,1621,344
Swampscott, MA13,9121281,6631,791
Source: The Swampscott, 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.