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


Crime rates in Springfield by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
12
(7.8)
15
(9.9)
17
(11.2)
18
(11.9)
15
(9.8)
20
(13.2)
14
(9.3)
16
(10.4)
16
(10.4)
20
(13.0)
11
(7.1)
22
(14.3)
13
(8.5)
18
(11.7)
12
(7.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
107
(69.5)
115
(75.6)
131
(86.3)
109
(71.9)
115
(75.3)
91
(60.2)
117
(77.4)
116
(75.6)
129
(83.6)
31
(20.1)
39
(25.2)
89
(57.9)
94
(61.1)
95
(61.7)
81
(52.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
585
(380.0)
847
(557.1)
690
(454.7)
771
(508.3)
682
(446.8)
690
(456.7)
567
(374.9)
581
(378.4)
587
(380.4)
532
(345.5)
542
(350.8)
598
(389.4)
583
(379.1)
510
(331.0)
522
(338.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,400
(1,558.8)
1,937
(1,273.9)
1,930
(1,271.8)
1,793
(1,182.2)
1,448
(948.6)
1,267
(838.7)
1,200
(793.4)
1,216
(792.0)
1,358
(880.0)
998
(648.1)
1,014
(656.2)
964
(627.7)
972
(632.1)
1,031
(669.1)
973
(631.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,808
(2,473.3)
2,647
(1,740.9)
2,148
(1,415.4)
2,141
(1,411.6)
2,178
(1,426.8)
2,027
(1,341.7)
2,002
(1,323.6)
2,068
(1,346.9)
2,660
(1,723.8)
2,499
(1,622.8)
2,317
(1,499.5)
2,360
(1,536.6)
1,793
(1,166.1)
1,303
(845.6)
1,486
(964.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,117
(3,323.4)
6,414
(4,218.4)
5,506
(3,628.2)
4,974
(3,279.5)
4,963
(3,251.4)
4,694
(3,107.1)
4,432
(2,930.3)
4,615
(3,005.9)
4,015
(2,601.8)
4,072
(2,644.3)
3,947
(2,554.4)
4,018
(2,616.1)
3,478
(2,261.9)
3,261
(2,116.3)
3,000
(1,946.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,270
(1,474.3)
2,567
(1,688.3)
2,296
(1,512.9)
1,588
(1,047.0)
1,606
(1,052.1)
1,221
(808.2)
902
(596.4)
835
(543.9)
872
(565.1)
794
(515.6)
760
(491.9)
735
(478.6)
632
(411.0)
604
(392.0)
587
(380.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
125
(81.2)
169
(111.1)
68
(44.8)
59
(38.9)
75
(49.1)
63
(41.7)
61
(40.3)
50
(32.6)
66
(42.8)
55
(35.7)
68
(44.0)
56
(36.5)
55
(35.8)
32
(20.8)
46
(29.9)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5)938.0944.9863.1783.9717.8662.3609.1611.2647.7536.0517.4567.8511.0481.0461.4

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 228 registered sex offenders living in Springfield, Massachusetts as of November 18, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Springfield to the number of sex offenders is 673 to 1.


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

See how dangerous Springfield, MA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Springfield:

461.4
East Longmeadow:

106.7
Longmeadow:

72.6
Chicopee:

272.8
West Springfield:

384.3
Agawam:

169.6
Ludlow:

140.6
Holyoke:

515.8
Hampden:

83.6

When are crimes committed in Springfield, MA?

(Crimes per weekday per hour based on 28,712 crime reports from years 2002 to 2017)

Violent crime rate in 2016
Springfield:

553.2
U.S. Average:

216.0

Violent crime rate in 2015
Springfield:

585.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Springfield:

583.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Springfield:

595.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Springfield:

543.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Springfield:

542.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Springfield:

734.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Springfield:

681.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Springfield:

680.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Springfield:

734.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Springfield:

792.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Springfield:

940.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Springfield:

989.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Springfield:

1,029.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Springfield:

1,073.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Springfield:

347.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Springfield:

333.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Springfield:

408.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Springfield:

509.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Springfield:

501.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Springfield:

534.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Springfield:

559.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Springfield:

501.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Springfield:

500.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Springfield:

544.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Springfield:

605.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Springfield:

603.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Springfield:

704.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Springfield:

827.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Springfield:

898.3
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 523 (419 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
US average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 556 (456 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 518 (435 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 500 (442 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 413 (368 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 550 (456 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Massachusetts average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 536 (436 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 539 (450 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Massachusetts average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 568 (467 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Massachusetts average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 546 (450 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Massachusetts average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 541 (445 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 527 (447 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 553 (472 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 529 (464 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Massachusetts average:

2.56


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Springfield

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 01103, 01104, 01105, 01107, 01108, 01109, 01118, 01119, 01128, 01129, 01151, 01199.