Reported Annual Crime In Amherst Center

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst Center/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,559 (estimate)1,7952,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst Center/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.55.3
Rapen/an/an/a32.041.7
Robberyn/an/an/a71.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a252.5248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)510 (estimate)358383
Burglaryn/an/an/a249.1430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a109.9237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,049 (estimate)1,4372,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Amherst Center is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.01 daily crimes that occur in Amherst Center.
  • Amherst Center is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Amherst Center you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Amherst Center has decreased by 10%.

Compare Amherst Center, MA Crime To Other Cities

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

How Safe is Amherst Center (higher is better)

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 196
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amherst Center is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Amherst Center is 1 in 40

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
Granby, MA1,475157533690
South Deerfield, MA1,538139557696
Hatfield, MA1,487139559699
Belchertown, MA3,120166603768
Millers Falls, MA1,075170682852
Deerfield, MA1,0052211,0461,267
Easthampton Town, MA16,0422551,0581,314
Amherst Center, MA20,0375102,0492,559

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Middletown, DE20,0453542,1642,517
Clifton, CO20,0215714,1904,761
Murphy, TX20,01529607636
Miamisburg, OH20,069701,2901,360
Shenandoah, LA19,9992271,3741,601
Amherst Center, MA20,0375102,0492,559
Source: The Amherst Center, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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