Reported Annual Crime In Ipswich

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 peopleIpswich/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime88n/a (estimate)6241,6012,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIpswich/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.0
Rape1n/a7.134.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.060.086.2
Assault13n/a92.2241.2246.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)99338381
Burglary13n/a92.2200.8376.0
Theft59n/a418.2966.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a14.295.7228.9
Property crime74n/a (estimate)5251,2632,200

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ipswich, MA. The total number of reported crimes in Ipswich, MA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Ipswich, MA crime rate is 61% lower than the Massachusetts average and is 76% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ipswich, MA has a violent crime rate that is 71% lower than the Massachusetts average and 74% lower than the national average. For property crime, Ipswich, MA is 58% lower than the Massachusetts average and 76% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ipswich is 76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.71 daily crimes that occur in Ipswich.
  • Ipswich is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ipswich you have a 1 in 161 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ipswich has decreased by 14%.

Compare Ipswich, MA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Ipswich (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ipswich, MA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Massachusetts and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ipswich, MA are 2.57 times less than the Massachusetts average and 4.14 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ipswich, MA are 3.41 times less than than Massachusetts and 3.84 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ipswich, MA are 2.41 times less than than Massachusetts and 4.19 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Ipswich (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Ipswich, MA compared to other areas of Massachusetts, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Ipswich, MA safer than 89% when compared to other Massachusetts cities, and 89% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Massachusetts, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Ipswich, MA. At this time, Ipswich, MA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ipswich

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ipswich is 1 in 1008
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ipswich is 1 in 191
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ipswich is 1 in 161
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ipswich, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Ipswich, MA you have a 1 in 1008 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 191 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 161 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ipswich, MA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Ipswich, MA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Ipswich, MA has decreased by 24%, the amount of property crime in Ipswich, MA has decreased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Ipswich, MA has decreased by 13% year to year.

Ipswich police department

ItemIpswichMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3111,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
There are a total of 31 Ipswich police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.4% greater than the Massachusetts average and 28.8% 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
Rockport, MA5,10169178247
Boxford, MA2,47224239263
Topsfield, MA3,43591241332
Essex, MA1,47686320406
Reading, MA25,49019548567
Seabrook Beach, NH95871509580
Marblehead, MA20,36397494591
Ipswich, MA4,21599525624

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Herricks, NY4,21591374465
West Milwaukee, WI4,2141,22810,45311,681
Dillon, MT4,214374607981
Euharlee, GA4,2142431,9122,155
Stock Island, FL4,2142221,3161,538
Ipswich, MA4,21599525624
Source: The Ipswich, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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