Reported Annual Crime In Newburyport

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 peopleNewburyport/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime245n/a (estimate)1,3541,7952,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewburyport/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.55.3
Rape4n/a22.132.041.7
Robbery2n/a11.171.098.0
Assault20n/a110.5252.5248.9
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)144358394
Burglary25n/a138.2249.1430.4
Theft184n/a1,017.01,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theft10n/a55.3109.9237.4
Property crime219n/a (estimate)1,2101,4372,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Newburyport, MA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Newburyport, MA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Newburyport, MA averages 25% lower than the rest of Massachusetts while the rate of crime on a national scale is 51% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Newburyport, MA is 60% lower than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 64% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 16% lower than the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 49% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Newburyport, MA area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newburyport is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.71 daily crimes that occur in Newburyport.
  • Newburyport is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newburyport you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newburyport has increased by 11%.

Compare Newburyport, MA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Newburyport (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Newburyport, 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 Newburyport, MA are 1.33 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.04 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Newburyport, MA are 2.49 times less than than Massachusetts and 2.74 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Newburyport, MA are 1.19 times less than than Massachusetts and 1.95 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Newburyport (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Newburyport, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Newburyport, MA has been ranked safer than 61% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Newburyport, MA is safer than 69% 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 Newburyport, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Newburyport, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newburyport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newburyport is 1 in 696
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newburyport is 1 in 83
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newburyport is 1 in 74
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Newburyport, MA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Newburyport, MA, then there is a 1 in 696 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 83. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 74 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Newburyport, MA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Newburyport, MA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Newburyport, MA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 4% in Newburyport, MA, while property crimes in Newburyport, MA have increased by 13%. Crimes in total for Newburyport, MA have increased by 11% year over year.

Newburyport police department

ItemNewburyportMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3711,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 37 Newburyport police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3% less than the Massachusetts average and 35.7% 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, MA5,10196165262
Boxford, MA2,4720264264
Hampton Beach, NH2,26451358409
Essex, MA1,47691364455
Topsfield, MA3,435106363469
Ipswich, MA4,21565573638
Seabrook Beach, NH95881564645
Newburyport, MA17,8371441,2101,354

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Arroyo Grande, CA17,8421751,7051,881
Gretna, LA17,8322183,1303,348
Cherry Hill, VA17,8221971,6961,892
St. Marys, GA17,8533572,8583,214
Durango, CO17,8172343,7664,000
Newburyport, MA17,8371441,2101,354
Source: The Newburyport, 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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