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Crime Report for Great Barrington,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Great Barrington, is 2.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Great Barrington Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Great Barrington, has a violent crime rate of 177 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 494 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Great Barrington 177
MA 494
National 676

Great Barrington, is in the 57% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 46% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 57% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Great Barrington, or said another way, 43% of cities in have crime rates higher than Great Barrington.


  Review crime rate data for Great Barrington,

Crime Great Barrington MA Nation
Violent Crime Total 176.8 494.1 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 2.6 6.5
Forcible Rape 27.2 25.6 31.1
Robbery Rate 27.2 107.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 122.4 311.0 315
Property Crime Total 1713.6 2352.2 3726.9
Burglary 503.2 545.6 812.3
Larceny Theft 1156.0 1611.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 54.4 195.5 382.3
Arson 13.6 10.7 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Great Barrington, has a property crime rate of 1713.6 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2352.2 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Great Barrington 1713.6
MA 2352.2
National 3727



Great Barrington Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 61
National Percentile Rank - 33