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The Amherst crime rate is lower than the Massachusetts average crime rate and is lower than the national average crime rate.

Crime Index, #193

Amherst, MA
833.31
Massachusetts
1,368.47
U.S.
1,669.05

The crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the crime level in a region. Higher crime index value means more crime.

Amherst, MA Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionMurdersRapesRobberiesAssaultsBurglariesTheftsVehicle TheftsArsonCrime Index
2014Amherst, MACount02174195171184 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.053.918.0105.2243.7438.746.210.3657
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.024.189.5267.6370.11,364.5122.5NA1,139
 U.S.Per 100,0004.526.4102.2232.5542.51,837.3216.2NA1,423
2013Amherst, MACount02334476274175 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.058.87.7112.5194.2700.343.412.8712
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.031.2100.2270.5459.21,455.7136.3NA1,269
 U.S.Per 100,0004.525.2109.1229.1610.01,899.4221.3NA1,477
2012Amherst, MACount0264499224292 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.068.210.5128.6241.4635.023.65.2777
 MassachusettsPer 100,0001.824.798.6280.4519.71,494.4138.9NA1,282
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.9112.9242.3670.21,959.3229.7NA1,557
2011Amherst, MACount019459179187180 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.049.910.5155.1470.4491.547.30.0802
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.824.7102.7298.1554.61,540.3163.7NA1,362
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.8113.7241.1702.21,976.9229.6NA1,576
2010Amherst, MACount020259274257291 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.055.55.6163.9761.0713.880.52.81,049
 MassachusettsPer 100,0003.226.7105.0331.8576.81,598.8174.9NA1,446
 U.S.Per 100,0004.827.5119.1252.3699.62,003.5238.8NA1,610
2009Amherst, MACount017549242264261 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.046.113.6133.0656.8716.570.62.7927
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.625.8112.6316.0525.71,600.3178.0NA1,405
 U.S.Per 100,0005.028.7133.0262.8716.32,060.9258.8NA1,683
2008Amherst, MACount013964211235242 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.036.024.9177.3584.4650.966.55.5883
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.626.7108.8310.9555.51,648.6196.0NA1,434
 U.S.Per 100,0005.429.3145.3274.6730.82,167.0314.7NA1,784
2007Amherst, MACount014562194163343 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.041.314.7182.8572.1480.6100.38.8868
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.925.3108.6294.7552.91,606.1232.4NA1,421
 U.S.Per 100,0005.630.0147.6283.8722.52,177.8363.3NA1,827
2006Amherst, MACount0151441171158341 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.043.840.9119.7499.2461.399.32.9815
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.927.1125.0292.1546.51,565.4279.0NA1,462
 U.S.Per 100,0005.730.9149.4287.5729.42,206.8398.4NA1,867
2005Amherst, MACount017454176168257 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.049.811.7158.1515.2491.873.220.5843
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.727.1119.0308.1541.11,527.4295.1NA1,463
 U.S.Per 100,0005.631.7140.7291.1726.72,286.3416.7NA1,888

Hate Crime Index

Amherst, MA
35.67
Massachusetts
50.44
U.S.
23.78

The hate crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the hate crime level in a region. Higher hate crime index value means more hate crime.

Amherst, MA Hate Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalRaceReligionSexual OrientationEthnicityDisabilityHate Crime Index
2014Amherst, MACount220000 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0005.15.10.00.00.00.051
 MassachusettsPer 100,0004.72.00.91.20.50.247
 U.S.Per 100,0001.80.90.30.30.20.018
2013Amherst, MACount110000 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0002.62.60.00.00.00.025
 MassachusettsPer 100,0005.32.21.01.40.60.053
 U.S.Per 100,0002.01.00.30.40.20.020
2012Amherst, MACount210100 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0005.22.60.02.60.00.052
 MassachusettsPer 100,0002.71.20.50.60.30.027
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.40.50.30.023
2011Amherst, MACount101000 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0002.60.02.60.00.00.026
 MassachusettsPer 100,0005.82.61.21.40.50.157
 U.S.Per 100,0002.21.00.40.50.30.021
2010Amherst, MACount320010 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0008.35.60.00.02.80.083
 MassachusettsPer 100,0005.02.40.91.10.70.050
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.50.40.30.023
2009Amherst, MACount100010 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0002.70.00.00.02.70.027
 MassachusettsPer 100,0005.12.50.91.00.60.050
 U.S.Per 100,0002.41.10.50.40.30.023
2008Amherst, MACount000000 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 MassachusettsPer 100,0005.22.60.91.00.50.152
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.60.50.30.028
2007Amherst, MACount100100 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0002.90.00.02.90.00.029
 MassachusettsPer 100,0005.62.70.91.30.70.056
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.50.50.40.029
2006Amherst, MACount101000 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,0002.90.02.90.00.00.029
 MassachusettsPer 100,0006.32.81.41.20.90.062
 U.S.Per 100,0003.01.60.60.50.40.030

Law Enforcement Employees Index

Amherst, MA
1.18
Massachusetts
2.79
U.S.
2.83

The law enforcement employees index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the law enforcement employees level in a region. Higher law enforcement employees index value means higher law enforcement employees density.

Amherst, MA Law Enforcement Employees by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalOfficersCiviliansLaw Enforcement Employees Index
2014Amherst, MACount48462 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,000123.1118.05.11.21
 MassachusettsPer 100,000307.4255.152.32.81
 U.S.Per 100,000335.2234.1101.12.85
2013Amherst, MACount49472 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,000125.2120.15.11.23
 MassachusettsPer 100,000302.7251.051.72.77
 U.S.Per 100,000335.9233.3102.52.85
2012Amherst, MACount49472 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,000128.6123.35.21.26
 MassachusettsPer 100,000298.9248.850.22.74
 U.S.Per 100,000335.5235.2100.32.85
2011Amherst, MACount47452 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,000123.5118.35.31.21
 MassachusettsPer 100,000304.7251.653.12.78
 U.S.Per 100,000341.9238.3103.62.90
2010Amherst, MACount44422 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,000122.2116.75.61.19
 MassachusettsPer 100,000301.4248.752.72.75
 U.S.Per 100,000347.8241.9105.92.95
2009Amherst, MACount48453 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,000130.3122.18.11.26
 MassachusettsPer 100,000262.4218.244.22.40
 U.S.Per 100,000352.9244.2108.72.99
2008Amherst, MACount654817 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,000180.0132.947.11.56
 MassachusettsPer 100,000321.2264.456.72.93
 U.S.Per 100,000357.8247.5110.33.03
2007Amherst, MACount53503 
 Amherst, MAPer 100,000156.3147.48.81.52
 MassachusettsPer 100,000319.2264.354.92.92
 U.S.Per 100,000356.1244.8111.33.00
2006Amherst, MACount56497 
2005Amherst, MACount56506 


 
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