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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 84%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Chatham/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)431 (estimate)1,5072,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a32.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a52.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a241.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)94 (estimate)328379
Burglaryn/an/an/a179.0340.5
Theftn/an/an/a911.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a89.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)337 (estimate)1,1802,110

Key findings

  • West Chatham crime rates are 83% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Chatham are 75% lower than the national average
  • In West Chatham you have a 1 in 232 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Chatham is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Chatham has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In West Chatham (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Chatham

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Chatham is 1 in 1066
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Chatham is 1 in 297
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Chatham is 1 in 232

      Year Over Year Crime In West Chatham (per 100,000 people)

      West Chatham police department

      ItemWest ChathamMassachusettsNational
      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
      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

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      Harwich Port, MA1,72195340434
      East Dennis, MA2,824102365467
      North Eastham, MA1,742107386493
      West Dennis, MA2,474109391500
      Harwich Center, MA1,423117422540
      Dennis Port, MA2,680137494631
      Brewster, MA2,088257391648
      West Chatham, MA1,45194337431

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      Carbondale, KS1,45102,1152,115
      Ohkay Owingeh, NM1,4523331,2451,578
      Brickerville, PA1,45097445541
      Minco, OK1,45061731792
      New Berlinville, PA1,45294432526
      West Chatham, MA1,45194337431
      Source: The West Chatham, 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.