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Crime rate in Abington, Massachusetts (MA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Abington, MA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Abington, MA

The 2018 crime rate in Abington, MA is 114 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 43.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Abington crime rate rose by 9% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Abington has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Abington, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Abington:

114.3
Rockland:

198.4
Whitman:

106.3
Holbrook:

102.5
Brockton:

369.4
Hanover:

42.3
Avon:

91.3
Weymouth:

118.1
Hanson:

104.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Abington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(30.8)
4
(24.3)
2
(12.0)
10
(60.3)
3
(17.9)
2
(11.9)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
5
(31.0)
4
(24.7)
2
(12.3)
5
(30.9)
4
(24.4)
5
(30.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(49.3)
7
(42.6)
8
(48.0)
5
(30.1)
18
(107.6)
9
(53.5)
6
(37.3)
6
(37.0)
7
(43.4)
6
(37.0)
3
(18.5)
2
(12.3)
6
(36.7)
3
(18.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(252.8)
40
(243.2)
33
(197.9)
40
(241.1)
37
(221.1)
35
(207.9)
15
(93.3)
34
(209.7)
36
(223.3)
18
(111.1)
23
(141.5)
29
(179.0)
23
(140.5)
33
(200.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
68
(419.3)
104
(632.3)
114
(683.7)
119
(717.3)
124
(741.1)
112
(665.2)
102
(634.2)
97
(598.2)
82
(508.7)
56
(345.7)
52
(320.0)
63
(388.9)
26
(158.8)
18
(109.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
134
(826.2)
145
(881.5)
181
(1,086)
213
(1,284)
236
(1,410)
213
(1,265)
226
(1,405)
244
(1,505)
201
(1,247)
272
(1,679)
228
(1,403)
164
(1,012)
120
(733.1)
107
(650.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(191.1)
42
(255.3)
21
(126.0)
28
(168.8)
13
(77.7)
21
(124.7)
23
(143.0)
17
(104.8)
14
(86.8)
10
(61.7)
13
(80.0)
11
(67.9)
12
(73.3)
22
(133.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.8)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index167.7180.8164.9232.6205.4174.3146.9168.4174.9149.4128.6137.3105.0114.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Abington, Massachusetts as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Abington is 4,104 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Abington:

139.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Abington:

113.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Abington:

126.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Abington:

92.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Abington:

98.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Abington:

164.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Abington:

129.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Abington:

71.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Abington:

142.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Abington:

182.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Abington:

208.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Abington:

134.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Abington:

167.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Abington:

181.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Abington:

171.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Abington:

167.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Abington:

74.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Abington:

79.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Abington:

138.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Abington:

146.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Abington:

162.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Abington:

177.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Abington:

210.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Abington:

218.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Abington:

215.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Abington:

230.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Abington:

233.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Abington:

209.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Abington:

208.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Abington:

153.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Abington:

185.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Abington:

203.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Abington:

166.6
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Massachusetts average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Massachusetts average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Massachusetts average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 26 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 25 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Massachusetts average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Massachusetts average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Massachusetts average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Abington, MA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 02351.