Springfield, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
5,210
Total Crimes
3,403.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
45.07%
Above National Average
295 out of 298
In Massachusetts
7,583 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Springfield, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Springfield is 3,403.4 per 100,000 people. That's 45.07% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 149.88% higher than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,362.0 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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Springfield SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Springfield
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,210 3,403.4 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 18 11.8 2.3 6.5
Robbery 350 228.6 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,042 680.7 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 1,480 966.8 308.8 387.8
Burglary 618 403.7 149.7 314.2
Larceny 2,616 1,708.9 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 496 324.0 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 3,730 2,436.6 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Springfield

1,480
Violent Crimes
966.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
149.30%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 103.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Springfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Springfield is 966.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 149.30% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 213.07% higher than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Springfield

3,730
Property Crimes
2,436.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
24.43%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 41.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Springfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Springfield is 2,436.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 24.43% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 131.35% higher than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 per 100,000 people.

Springfield 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 Springfield

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Chicopee, MA 54,918 1,442 2,625.7 2,090.4 535.3
Holyoke, MA 40,002 1,608 4,019.8 3,114.8 905.0
Longmeadow, MA 15,640 134 856.8 824.8 32.0
Wilbraham, MA 14,690 204 1,388.7 1,245.7 143.0
Windsor Locks, CT 12,894 162 1,256.4 1,155.6 100.8
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