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


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

Crime rate in Rochester, MA

The 2018 crime rate in Rochester, MA is 47 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 5.7 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 18.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Rochester crime rate fell by 31% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Rochester has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Rochester, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Rochester:

47.5
Marion:

54.6
Acushnet:

69.3
Wareham:

282.9
Carver:

106.2
Mattapoisett:

75.8
Lakeville:

80.0
Fairhaven:

167.0
New Bedford:

309.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Rochester by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(74.9)
6
(108.5)
10
(188.6)
8
(149.6)
1
(18.9)
6
(114.0)
5
(94.2)
2
(37.3)
3
(54.6)
11
(199.2)
9
(160.9)
6
(106.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(617.7)
31
(560.6)
26
(490.5)
20
(374.1)
22
(414.8)
15
(285.0)
23
(433.3)
18
(335.4)
11
(200.1)
11
(199.2)
13
(232.4)
3
(53.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(449.3)
29
(524.4)
48
(905.5)
28
(523.8)
32
(603.3)
41
(778.9)
37
(697.1)
28
(521.7)
18
(327.5)
21
(380.3)
25
(447.0)
20
(355.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(37.4)
5
(90.4)
3
(56.6)
6
(112.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.0)
2
(37.7)
4
(74.5)
1
(18.2)
1
(18.1)
2
(35.8)
2
(35.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
1
(18.7)
3
(56.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index79.294.6127.9106.656.9110.885.772.754.075.969.247.5

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 2 registered sex offenders living in Rochester, Massachusetts as of October 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rochester is 2,616 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
Rochester:

62.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Rochester:

80.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Rochester:

108.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Rochester:

45.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
Rochester:

37.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Rochester:

56.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Rochester:

104.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Rochester:

9.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Rochester:

102.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Rochester:

113.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Rochester:

63.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Rochester:

37.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Rochester:

19.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Rochester:

29.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Rochester:

33.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Rochester:

74.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Rochester:

61.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Rochester:

59.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2013
Rochester:

104.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Rochester:

127.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Rochester:

104.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Rochester:

113.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Rochester:

117.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Rochester:

151.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Rochester:

151.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Rochester:

151.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Rochester:

105.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Rochester:

139.7
U.S. Average:

327.4
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: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Massachusetts average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 12 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Massachusetts average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 12 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Massachusetts average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Massachusetts average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Massachusetts average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Massachusetts average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Rochester, MA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 02770.