Reported Annual Crime In Saugus

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 peopleSaugus/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime551n/a (estimate)1,9511,7952,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSaugus/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.55.3
Rape4n/a14.232.041.7
Robbery11n/a39.071.098.0
Assault58n/a205.4252.5248.9
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)258358394
Burglary41n/a145.2249.1430.4
Theft402n/a1,423.51,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theft35n/a123.9109.9237.4
Property crime478n/a (estimate)1,6931,4372,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Saugus, MA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Saugus, 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 Saugus, MA crime rates are 9% higher than in comparison to the Massachusetts mean and are 29% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Saugus, MA has a rate that is 28% lower than the Massachusetts average; compared to the United States, it is 34% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Saugus, MA is 18% higher than its state's mean, and 28% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Saugus is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.35 daily crimes that occur in Saugus.
  • Saugus is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Saugus you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Saugus has decreased by 21%.

Compare Saugus, MA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Saugus (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Saugus, MA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national level. In Saugus, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.09 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.41 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Saugus, MA is 1.38 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.52 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Saugus, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.40 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Saugus (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Saugus, MA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Massachusetts as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Saugus, MA to other cities in the state and across the country, Saugus, MA is 33% safer than other cities of Massachusetts and 48% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Massachusetts cities and all around the United States, Saugus, MA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Saugus, MA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Saugus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Saugus is 1 in 387
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Saugus is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Saugus is 1 in 52
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Saugus, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Saugus, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 387. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 60 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 Saugus, MA is 1 in 52.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Saugus, 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 Saugus, MA has increased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Saugus, MA has decreased by 23%, and the total amount of crime in Saugus, MA has decreased by 21% year to year.

Saugus police department

ItemSaugusMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6711,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.23.3
There are a total of 67 Saugus police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.9% greater than the Massachusetts average and 23.9% 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
Boxford, MA2,4720264264
Essex, MA1,47691364455
Topsfield, MA3,435106363469
Wellesley, MA28,90941445486
Winchester, MA22,49139516555
Reading, MA25,49031603634
Ipswich, MA4,21565573638
Saugus, MA27,7732581,6931,951

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shaker Heights, OH27,7731291,0451,174
Sahuarita, AZ27,780951,1171,212
Benicia, CA27,780991,6641,762
Aberdeen, SD27,7833442,3652,708
Melrose, MA27,78782769851
Saugus, MA27,7732581,6931,951
Source: The Saugus, 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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