Peabody, MA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
691
Total Crimes
1,298.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-49.44%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Peabody, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Peabody is 1,298.7 per 100,000 people. That's -49.44% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -18.91% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,601.4 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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Peabody SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Peabody
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 691 1,298.7 1,601.4 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 11 20.7 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 131 246.2 241.2 246.8
Violent Crime 159 298.8 338.1 368.9
Burglary 93 174.8 200.8 376.0
Larceny 402 755.5 966.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 37 69.5 95.7 228.9
Property Crime 532 999.8 1,263.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Peabody

159
Violent Crimes
298.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-19.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 334.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Peabody each year. That compares to a 1 in 295.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Peabody is 298.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -19.00% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -11.62% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 338.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Peabody

532
Property Crimes
999.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-54.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 100.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Peabody each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Peabody is 999.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -54.54% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -20.86% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,263.3 per 100,000 people.

Peabody 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 Peabody

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lynn, MA 94,558 1,922 2,032.6 1,437.2 595.4
Newton, MA 89,505 687 767.6 702.8 64.8
Brookline, MA 59,199 688 1,162.2 1,067.6 94.6
Arlington, MA 45,876 225 490.5 416.3 74.1
Salem, MA 43,634 907 2,078.7 1,888.4 190.2
Beverly, MA 42,114 285 676.7 577.0 99.7
Lexington, MA 34,050 121 355.4 331.9 23.5
Melrose, MA 28,552 161 563.9 511.3 52.5
Saugus, MA 28,471 436 1,531.4 1,299.6 231.8
Danvers, MA 27,703 474 1,711.0 1,516.1 194.9
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