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


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

Crime rate in Andover, MA

The 2018 crime rate in Andover, MA is 33 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 8.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 11.2% U.S. cities. The 2018 Andover crime rate fell by 62% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Andover has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Andover, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Andover:

32.8
North Andover:

70.4
Lawrence:

227.6
Methuen:

67.1
North Reading:

33.8
Tewksbury:

145.3
Wilmington:

42.2
Middleton:

55.9
Boxford:

28.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Andover by year

Type

2005

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.0)
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)
6
(18.7)
4
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(8.9)
2
(6.0)
2
(6.0)
1
(3.0)
3
(8.7)
4
(11.5)
1
(2.8)
3
(8.4)
5
(13.9)
4
(11.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(9.4)
1
(3.0)
2
(6.0)
4
(11.8)
4
(11.9)
5
(15.0)
2
(5.9)
1
(2.9)
3
(8.6)
2
(5.6)
2
(5.6)
3
(8.4)
1
(2.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(65.5)
16
(47.6)
8
(23.9)
12
(35.4)
9
(26.9)
5
(15.0)
20
(59.3)
16
(46.3)
9
(25.8)
16
(45.0)
18
(50.6)
64
(178.3)
2
(5.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
63
(196.6)
52
(154.7)
61
(182.4)
59
(174.3)
75
(223.8)
52
(155.7)
50
(148.1)
39
(112.9)
22
(63.1)
35
(98.4)
28
(78.7)
25
(69.6)
27
(74.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
382
(1,192)
316
(940.1)
360
(1,076)
349
(1,031)
239
(713.3)
233
(697.5)
226
(669.6)
255
(738.5)
213
(610.6)
246
(691.7)
174
(489.3)
239
(665.8)
139
(382.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(71.8)
28
(83.3)
20
(59.8)
13
(38.4)
17
(50.7)
24
(71.8)
14
(41.5)
20
(57.9)
17
(48.7)
10
(28.1)
14
(39.4)
23
(64.1)
7
(19.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(12.5)
4
(11.9)
1
(3.0)
5
(14.8)
3
(9.0)
3
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.7)
1
(2.8)
3
(8.4)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.8)
City-Data.com crime index98.175.067.274.262.068.856.559.249.749.746.885.932.8

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 was 1 registered sex offender living in Andover, Massachusetts as of October 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Andover is 9,309 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
Andover:

15.1
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Andover:

107.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Andover:

36.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Andover:

28.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Andover:

28.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Andover:

33.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Andover:

35.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Andover:

32.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Andover:

25.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Andover:

32.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Andover:

15.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Andover:

37.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Andover:

56.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Andover:

16.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Andover:

16.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Andover:

26.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Andover:

36.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Andover:

56.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Andover:

46.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Andover:

58.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Andover:

50.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Andover:

68.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Andover:

69.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Andover:

76.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Andover:

88.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Andover:

92.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Andover:

99.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Andover:

90.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Andover:

109.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Andover:

80.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Andover:

101.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Andover:

112.7
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: 73 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Massachusetts average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 68 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Massachusetts average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 71 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Massachusetts average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 71 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 72 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 72 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 69 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Massachusetts average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 67 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 68 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 70 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 71 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 71 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Massachusetts average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 71 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.58
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 70 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.58
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 72 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.71
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 70 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.58
Massachusetts average:

2.56

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

Zip codes: 01810.