Ayer, MA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
71
Total Crimes
866.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-65.01%
Below National Average
155 out of 289
In Massachusetts
2,842 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Ayer, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ayer is 866.7 per 100,000 people. That's -65.01% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -42.50% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,507.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Ayer SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
4

How Does Ayer Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Ayer
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 71 866.7 1,507.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 1 12.2 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 12 146.5 241.0 250.2
Violent Crime 14 170.9 327.6 366.7
Burglary 14 170.9 179.0 340.5
Larceny 40 488.3 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 36.6 89.0 219.9
Property Crime 57 695.8 1,179.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Ayer

14.0
Violent Crimes
170.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-53.40%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 585.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ayer each year. That compares to a 1 in 305.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ayer is 170.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -53.40% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -47.83% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 327.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ayer

57.0
Property Crimes
695.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-67.02%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 143.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ayer each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ayer is 695.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -67.02% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -41.02% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,179.8 per 100,000 people.

Ayer Crime Compared To Massachusetts Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Massachusetts.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Ayer

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Framingham, MA 73,127 1,097 1,500.1 1,094.0 406.1
Leominster, MA 41,631 838 2,012.9 1,438.8 574.1
Marlborough, MA 39,673 679 1,711.5 1,335.9 375.6
Lexington, MA 33,824 94 277.9 227.6 50.3
Burlington, MA 29,082 496 1,705.5 1,550.8 154.7
Hudson, MA 20,060 138 687.9 448.7 239.3
Northborough, MA 15,075 91 603.6 583.7 19.9
Clinton, MA 13,964 18 128.9 100.3 28.6
Pepperell, MA 12,146 73 601.0 477.5 123.5
Lunenburg, MA 11,781 151 1,281.7 1,086.5 195.2
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