Gloucester, MA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
288
Total Crimes
948.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-63.06%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Gloucester, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gloucester is 948.7 per 100,000 people. That's -63.06% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -40.76% 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.

Gloucester SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Gloucester
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 288 948.7 1,601.4 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 3 9.9 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 61 200.9 241.2 246.8
Violent Crime 72 237.2 338.1 368.9
Burglary 33 108.7 200.8 376.0
Larceny 167 550.1 966.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 16 52.7 95.7 228.9
Property Crime 216 711.6 1,263.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Gloucester

72
Violent Crimes
237.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-35.70%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 421.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gloucester each year. That compares to a 1 in 295.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gloucester is 237.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -35.70% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -29.85% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 338.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gloucester

216
Property Crimes
711.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-67.65%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 140.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gloucester each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gloucester is 711.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -67.65% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -43.68% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,263.3 per 100,000 people.

Gloucester 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 Gloucester

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
Peabody, MA 53,209 691 1,298.7 999.8 298.8
Salem, MA 43,634 907 2,078.7 1,888.4 190.2
Beverly, MA 42,114 285 676.7 577.0 99.7
Danvers, MA 27,703 474 1,711.0 1,516.1 194.9
Marblehead, MA 20,652 122 590.7 493.9 96.8
Newburyport, MA 18,146 139 766.0 666.8 99.2
Swampscott, MA 15,380 179 1,163.8 1,105.3 58.5
Ipswich, MA 14,107 88 623.8 524.6 99.2
Lynnfield, MA 13,141 97 738.1 707.7 30.4
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