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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 48%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Adams/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime472n/a (estimate)3,6881,5072,489
Murder0n/a0.02.25.0
Rape13n/a101.632.042.6
Robbery9n/a70.352.481.6
Assault50n/a390.6241.0250.2
Violent crime72n/a (estimate)563328379
Burglary88n/a687.5179.0340.5
Theft301n/a2,351.6911.81,549.5
Vehicle theft11n/a85.989.0219.9
Property crime400n/a (estimate)3,1251,1802,110

Key findings

  • North Adams crime rates are 48% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Adams are 48% higher than the national average
  • In North Adams you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Adams is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in North Adams has decreased by 9%

North Adams crime map

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      Daily Crime In North Adams (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in North Adams for every 100,000 residents. The North Adams total amount of daily crime is 2.45 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.48 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in North Adams, is 1.72 times more than the Massachusetts average, and it is 1.48 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that North Adams has a daily crime average that is 2.65 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.48 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is North Adams (higher is better)

      Is North Adams safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Massachusetts as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in North Adams to other cities in the state and across the country, North Adams is 4% safer than other cities of Massachusetts and 13% safer than other cities in the nation. North Adams has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Adams

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Adams is 1 in 178
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Adams is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Adams is 1 in 28
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In North Adams, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 178. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 32 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in North Adams is 1 in 28.

      Year Over Year Crime In North Adams (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for North Adams is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in North Adams has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 28% in North Adams, while property crimes in North Adams have decreased by 5%. Total crime has decreased by 9% year over year.

      North Adams police department

      ItemNorth AdamsMassachusettsNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2911,659558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
      There are a total of 29 North Adams police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.1% less than the Massachusetts average and 35.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Massachusetts

      StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
      Massachusetts4,55172266
      There are a total of 4,551 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 72 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
      Cheshire, MA647323264
      Old Bennington, VT18786608695
      Williamstown, MA4,31575885960
      Wilmington, VT3493338331,166
      Adams, MA5,4123241,1711,495
      Readsboro, VT2902821,9912,274
      Bennington, VT8,9454223,4473,869
      North Adams, MA13,3265633,1253,688

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mercerville, NJ13,3282241,4431,666
      San Marino, CA13,3241061,5761,682
      Fruitville, FL13,3332831,6061,889
      Sauk Rapids, MN13,334932,0262,119
      Solana Beach, CA13,312971,2871,384
      North Adams, MA13,3265633,1253,688
      Source: The North Adams, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.