Reported Annual Crime In Amherst Center

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst Center/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,763 (estimate)1,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst Center/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a31.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a78.8102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a265.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)538 (estimate)377386
Burglaryn/an/an/a281.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a118.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,226 (estimate)1,5612,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Amherst Center is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.57 daily crimes that occur in Amherst Center.
  • Amherst Center is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Amherst Center you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Amherst Center has decreased by 3%.

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

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Amherst Center

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Amherst Center is 1 in 187
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amherst Center is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Amherst Center is 1 in 37

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

Amherst Center police department

ItemAmherst CenterMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4911,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.23.3
There are a total of 49 Amherst Center police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.3% less than the Massachusetts average and 60.5% 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
Hatfield, MA1,48761394454
Belchertown, MA3,12087541627
South Deerfield, MA1,538146605751
Granby, MA1,475110769878
Millers Falls, MA1,075179741920
Deerfield, MA1,0051201,1011,221
Easthampton Town, MA16,0423121,0421,354
Amherst Center, MA20,0375382,2262,763

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Middletown, DE20,0453392,4192,758
Clifton, CO20,0215324,2514,782
Murphy, TX20,01528723751
Miamisburg, OH20,0691001,1401,240
Shenandoah, LA19,9992311,3461,577
Amherst Center, MA20,0375382,2262,763
Source: The Amherst Center, 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.