Reported Annual Crime In Methuen Town

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMethuen Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime764n/a (estimate)1,5161,7952,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMethuen Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.55.3
Rape0n/a0.032.041.7
Robbery26n/a51.671.098.0
Assault68n/a134.9252.5248.9
Violent crime94n/a (estimate)187358383
Burglary78n/a154.8249.1430.4
Theft530n/a1,051.71,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theft62n/a123.0109.9237.4
Property crime670n/a (estimate)1,3291,4372,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Methuen Town, MA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Methuen Town, MA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Methuen Town, MA crime rates are 16% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts mean and are 45% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Methuen Town, MA has a rate that is 48% lower than the Massachusetts average; compared to the United States, it is 51% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Methuen Town, MA is 7% lower than its state's mean, and 44% lower than the country's average.

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The Methuen Town crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Methuen Town as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Methuen Town crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Methuen Town is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.15 daily crimes that occur in Methuen Town.
  • Methuen Town is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Methuen Town you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Methuen Town has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Methuen Town (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Methuen Town, 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 Methuen Town, MA total amount of daily offenses is 1.18 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.81 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Methuen Town, MA is 1.92 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 2.05 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Methuen Town, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.08 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.78 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Methuen Town (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Methuen Town, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Methuen Town, MA has been ranked safer than 53% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Methuen Town, MA is safer than 63% 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 Methuen Town, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Methuen Town, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Methuen Town

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Methuen Town is 1 in 537
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Methuen Town is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of crime in Methuen Town is 1 in 66
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Methuen Town, MA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Methuen Town, MA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 537. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 76 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Methuen Town, MA is 1 in 66.

Year Over Year Crime In Methuen Town (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Methuen Town, MA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Methuen Town, MA has increased by 4% and the rate of property crime in Methuen Town, MA has decreased by 19%. The total crime rate in Methuen Town, MA has decreased by 16% year to year.

Methuen Town police department

ItemMethuen TownMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

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, MA2,4720264264
Topsfield, MA3,435106363469
Reading, MA25,49031603634
Littleton Common, MA3,002156628784
Lynnfield, MA12,48954797851
Wilmington, MA23,310126736862
Londonderry, NH11,049110815926
Methuen Town, MA49,0431871,3291,516

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Harrisburg, PA49,1601,1563,0614,217
Methuen Town, MA49,0431871,3291,516
Source: The Methuen Town, 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.