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


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

Crime rate in Peabody, MA

The 2018 crime rate in Peabody, MA was 129 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 49.1% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Peabody crime rate fell by 6% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Peabody has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Peabody, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Peabody:

129.0
Danvers:

120.7
Salem:

135.8
Lynnfield:

41.5
Lynn:

244.6
Beverly:

50.8
Swampscott:

75.0
Middleton:

55.9
Saugus:

118.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Peabody by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.0)
2
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.8)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(15.9)
4
(7.8)
7
(13.4)
9
(17.4)
6
(11.4)
15
(29.1)
9
(17.5)
11
(21.1)
14
(26.8)
7
(13.4)
6
(11.4)
16
(30.5)
12
(22.8)
17
(31.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
24
(47.8)
27
(52.4)
16
(30.7)
22
(42.4)
27
(51.4)
15
(29.1)
13
(25.2)
12
(23.0)
24
(46.0)
17
(32.5)
10
(19.0)
22
(41.9)
17
(32.2)
11
(20.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
132
(262.8)
88
(170.7)
105
(201.2)
112
(216.0)
91
(173.4)
81
(157.2)
100
(193.9)
98
(188.1)
77
(147.6)
115
(219.6)
138
(262.1)
167
(318.1)
122
(231.4)
131
(246.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
199
(396.2)
186
(360.8)
126
(241.4)
171
(329.8)
161
(306.8)
136
(264.0)
212
(411.1)
155
(297.4)
121
(231.9)
75
(143.2)
32
(60.8)
56
(106.7)
83
(157.4)
93
(174.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
829
(1,650)
879
(1,705)
1,002
(1,920)
1,024
(1,975)
1,087
(2,071)
1,025
(1,990)
996
(1,932)
893
(1,714)
877
(1,681)
762
(1,455)
372
(706.6)
586
(1,116)
496
(940.8)
402
(755.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
114
(227.0)
101
(195.9)
107
(205.0)
123
(237.2)
89
(169.6)
55
(106.8)
74
(143.5)
54
(103.6)
63
(120.7)
45
(85.9)
21
(39.9)
43
(81.9)
45
(85.4)
37
(69.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(8.0)
3
(5.8)
4
(7.7)
6
(11.6)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.9)
3
(5.8)
2
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)195.5173.0170.2194.7177.1170.1185.6159.1157.9143.3110.5163.0137.2129.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 16 registered sex offenders living in Peabody, Massachusetts as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Peabody is 3,306 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Peabody:

165.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Peabody:

162.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Peabody:

214.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Peabody:

159.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Peabody:

143.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Peabody:

123.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Peabody:

126.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Peabody:

134.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Peabody:

122.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Peabody:

123.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Peabody:

150.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Peabody:

129.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Peabody:

127.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Peabody:

175.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Peabody:

134.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Peabody:

100.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Peabody:

102.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Peabody:

83.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Peabody:

91.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Peabody:

89.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Peabody:

53.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Peabody:

114.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Peabody:

148.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Peabody:

160.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Peabody:

200.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Peabody:

168.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Peabody:

190.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Peabody:

200.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Peabody:

175.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Peabody:

186.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Peabody:

195.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Peabody:

192.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Peabody:

227.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Peabody:

261.7
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: 110 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Massachusetts average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 115 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Massachusetts average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 111 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Massachusetts average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 106 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 108 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 75 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 93 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Massachusetts average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 99 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 106 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 110 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 113 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 111 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Massachusetts average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 113 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 111 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 105 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 108 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Massachusetts average:

2.56

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

Zip codes: 01960.