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


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

Crime rate in Ipswich, MA

The 2019 crime rate in Ipswich, MA is 79 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 32.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 Ipswich crime rate rose by 63% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Ipswich has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Ipswich, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Ipswich:

78.8
Rowley:

47.1
Essex:

45.1
Hamilton:

18.3
Wenham:

7.4
Topsfield:

31.6
Newbury:

70.2
Boxford:

6.9
Manchester-by-the-Sea:

28.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Ipswich by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
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)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
8
(56.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(29.9)
7
(52.5)
5
(37.2)
4
(30.1)
4
(30.2)
2
(14.9)
10
(73.0)
3
(21.9)
5
(36.3)
18
(129.8)
8
(57.3)
13
(92.2)
9
(63.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(724.9)
64
(480.3)
28
(208.4)
57
(428.3)
65
(490.4)
27
(201.5)
20
(146.0)
15
(109.4)
16
(116.1)
8
(57.7)
15
(107.5)
13
(92.2)
6
(42.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
96
(717.4)
125
(938.0)
82
(610.3)
69
(518.5)
124
(935.5)
77
(574.8)
96
(700.8)
95
(693.1)
55
(399.1)
73
(526.6)
62
(444.4)
59
(418.2)
33
(234.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(44.8)
7
(52.5)
1
(7.4)
7
(52.6)
2
(15.1)
3
(22.4)
6
(43.8)
4
(29.2)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.2)
3
(21.5)
2
(14.2)
7
(49.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(30.1)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.4)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index95.091.955.260.996.356.156.459.631.951.644.248.478.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 3 registered sex offenders living in Ipswich, Massachusetts as of December 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ipswich is 1,422 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Ipswich:

95.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Ipswich:

53.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Ipswich:

35.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Ipswich:

64.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Ipswich:

18.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Ipswich:

32.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Ipswich:

36.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Ipswich:

26.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Ipswich:

33.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Ipswich:

15.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Ipswich:

29.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2007
Ipswich:

33.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Ipswich:

22.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Ipswich:

30.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Ipswich:

18.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Ipswich:

37.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Ipswich:

34.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Ipswich:

27.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Ipswich:

41.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Ipswich:

47.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Ipswich:

39.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Ipswich:

44.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Ipswich:

60.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Ipswich:

70.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Ipswich:

72.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Ipswich:

147.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Ipswich:

119.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Ipswich:

73.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2007
Ipswich:

150.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Ipswich:

187.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Ipswich:

106.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Ipswich:

73.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Ipswich:

97.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Ipswich:

110.2
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 2019, including police officers: 29 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Massachusetts average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Massachusetts average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 29 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Massachusetts average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Massachusetts average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 25 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 29 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Massachusetts average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Massachusetts average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 29 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 25 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 25 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.77
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.01
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.01
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.01
Massachusetts average:

2.56

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

Zip codes: 01938.