The crime rate in Cambridge, MA is slightly lower than the national average. With a violent crime rate of 21.7 per 100k compared to the US average of 22.7, and a property crime rate of 34.4 compared to the US average of 35.4, Cambridge offers a relatively safe environment for its residents and visitors alike. The city has put in place several initiatives to ensure that crime stays low and that criminals are held accountable for their actions. These efforts have worked to make Cambridge an even better place to live and work.
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)
Cambridge violent crime is 21.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Cambridge property crime is 34.4. (The US average is 35.4)
Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.