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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 13 responses
  • Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
    77%
  • Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
    15%
  • Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
    8%
Poll
How reliable are the police in this area?
Based on 13 responses
  • The police are very visible and very responsive.
    69%
  • The police are visible, but somehow respond slowly when needed.
    23%
  • The police aren't around much, and when you need them, they aren't reliable.
    8%

Amherst Crime Rates

Violent Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    17.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    8.8
    135.5
Property Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    105.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    837.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8.8
    284
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