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Amherst Crime

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Poll
How safe do you feel in this area?
Based on 8 responses
  • Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
    75%
  • Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
    25%
Poll
How reliable are the police in this area?
Based on 7 responses
  • The police are very visible and very responsive.
    86%
  • The police aren't around much, but are there quickly when you need them.
    14%

Amherst Crime Rates

Violent Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    174.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    70.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    5.1
    135.5
Property Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    138.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    260.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    37.9
    284
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