Essex, MA Crime


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The town of Essex, MA has a relatively low crime rate compared to the national average. According to recent statistics, the town's violent crime rate stands at only 6, while the national average is significantly higher at 22.7. Similarly, the property crime rate in Essex is also lower than the US average, with a rate of 17.9 compared to 35.4 nationally. Despite these lower crime rates, the community remains vigilant in ensuring the safety and security of its residents. The town's proactive approach to crime prevention and law enforcement has contributed to maintaining a relatively safe environment for its citizens. With such a low crime rate, residents and visitors of Essex can feel at ease knowing that the town is dedicated to maintaining a peaceful community.

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

Essex violent crime is 6.0. (The US average is 22.7)
Essex property crime is 17.9. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Essex, MA Crime History
*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2009148.40029.7118.71543.5742.1801.40
201030.200030.21238.7362.5876.10
201185.1028.428.428.41134.8397.2737.60
201200000758112.3617.628.1
20130000801.5193.5525.282.9
201400000961.5219.8741.80

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Hamilton, MA12.4322.08,17042019
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA36.9442.65,38752019
Gloucester, MA191.0540.130,35652019
Ipswich, MA134.8326.413,14852019
Wenham, MA0.0151.14,49552019
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Hamilton, MA12.4322.08,17042019
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA36.9442.65,38752019
Wenham, MA0.0151.14,49552019
Topsfield, MA75.3150.56,60482019
Rowley, MA94.2408.05,70482019

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