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


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

Crime rate in Kingston, MA

The 2022 crime rate in Kingston, MA is 72 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 39.8% U.S. cities. The 2022 Kingston crime rate rose by 8% compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Kingston has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Kingston, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Kingston:

72.4
Plymouth:

135.6
Duxbury:

35.9
Plympton:

37.7
Pembroke:

42.8
Halifax:

51.2
Marshfield:

55.2
Hanson:

66.8
Carver:

54.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Kingston by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(56.0)
3
(23.8)
3
(23.6)
2
(15.6)
3
(23.5)
7
(54.3)
6
(45.1)
3
(22.4)
3
(22.0)
2
(14.6)
5
(36.3)
4
(27.6)
5
(33.7)
7
(48.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(63.9)
6
(47.5)
2
(15.7)
4
(31.2)
3
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.0)
3
(22.4)
3
(22.0)
1
(7.3)
3
(21.8)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(279.8)
29
(229.6)
11
(86.6)
11
(85.9)
14
(109.5)
18
(139.5)
14
(105.3)
16
(119.6)
22
(161.6)
23
(167.9)
14
(101.8)
17
(117.4)
13
(87.6)
5
(34.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(415.6)
54
(427.6)
42
(330.6)
58
(452.8)
28
(218.9)
23
(178.3)
26
(195.6)
13
(97.2)
28
(205.7)
9
(65.7)
8
(58.1)
9
(62.2)
3
(20.2)
4
(27.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
325
(2,598)
262
(2,075)
192
(1,511)
195
(1,522)
152
(1,188)
143
(1,108)
131
(985.6)
118
(882.0)
129
(947.5)
86
(627.7)
96
(697.8)
79
(545.5)
62
(417.7)
38
(262.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(79.9)
10
(79.2)
12
(94.4)
8
(62.5)
11
(86.0)
5
(38.8)
6
(45.1)
11
(82.2)
5
(36.7)
7
(51.1)
4
(29.1)
5
(34.5)
4
(26.9)
1
(6.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(24.0)
3
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.8)
City-Data.com crime index259.3198.4132.1136.6117.4146.7118.497.2111.881.290.376.666.872.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 4 registered sex offenders living in Kingston, Massachusetts as of July 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kingston is 1,590 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Kingston:

79.4
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Kingston:

80.8
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Kingston:

89.8
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Kingston:

98.1
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Kingston:

102.2
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Kingston:

113.8
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Kingston:

93.4
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Kingston:

105.3
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Kingston:

139.5
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Kingston:

89.9
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Kingston:

74.2
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Kingston:

74.8
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Kingston:

162.3
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Kingston:

227.8
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Kingston:

185.4
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Kingston:

123.5
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Kingston:

82.7
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Kingston:

34.4
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Kingston:

19.7
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Kingston:

29.0
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Kingston:

44.9
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Kingston:

50.9
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Kingston:

52.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Kingston:

94.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Kingston:

75.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Kingston:

95.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Kingston:

96.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Kingston:

116.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Kingston:

176.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Kingston:

155.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Kingston:

201.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Kingston:

225.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Kingston:

216.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Kingston:

197.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Kingston:

146.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Kingston:

99.9
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 31 (23 officers - 23 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 32 (24 officers - 24 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Massachusetts average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 33 (25 officers - 25 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Massachusetts average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (24 officers - 23 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Massachusetts average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 32 (24 officers - 23 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Massachusetts average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 31 (24 officers - 22 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Massachusetts average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 30 (23 officers - 21 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (22 officers - 20 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 29 (22 officers - 20 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (20 officers - 18 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 29 (22 officers - 20 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Massachusetts average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 28 (22 officers - 20 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 31 (22 officers - 20 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Massachusetts average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 30 (23 officers - 20 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Massachusetts average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 32 (24 officers - 21 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Massachusetts average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 32 (24 officers - 21 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 32 (24 officers - 21 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 31 (23 officers - 20 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 31 (23 officers - 20 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.56

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

Zip codes: 02364.