Amherst, Massachusetts 

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Crime in Amherst, Massachusetts

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Amherst violent crime is 14.2. (The US average is 22.7)
Amherst property crime is 16.9. (The US average is 35.4)

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Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims.

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  • Property Crime Index (US Avg: 43.5)
  • Violent Crime Index (US Avg: 41.4)
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  • Reviews for Amherst    4 Reviews
    Expensive and aging - 5/12/2013
    Be prepared to find lots of old houses with poor insulation and old technology. They are expensive to buy and more expensive to maintained. The use of heating oil is... Read More

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    Great Place - 11/20/2012
    Amazing place to live, liberal area, alot of things going... Read More

    Great Little University City - 11/6/2008
    This place is great if you're in academia! Little bit expensive... Read More


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