Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Somerset, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Somerset, MA has been ranked safer than 57% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Somerset, MA is safer than 65% 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 Somerset, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Somerset, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.