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Table 13

MASSACHUSETTS

Hate Crime Incidents
per Bias Motivation and Quarter
by State and Agency, 2011

Agency type Agency name Number of incidents per bias motivation Number of incidents per quarter1 Population2
Race Religion Sexual
orientation
Ethnicity Disability 1st
quarter
2nd
quarter
3rd
quarter
4th
quarter
Total 166 75 90 32 4
Cities 158 63 88 30 4
Acton 1 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 22,058
Amesbury 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16,382
Amherst 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 38,050
Andover 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 33,403
Ashfield 0 1 0 0 0 1 1,748
Barnstable 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 45,468
Belchertown 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 14,738
Belmont 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 24,880
Beverly 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 39,743
Boston 102 22 63 19 0 40 63 54 49 621,359
Brewster 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 9,880
Brockton 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 94,380
Brookline 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 59,090
Cambridge 11 2 2 1 1 1 4 8 4 105,803
Chatham 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6,162
Chelmsford 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 34,008
Chelsea 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 35,391
Danvers 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 26,654
Dartmouth 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 34,239
Dennis 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 14,294
Douglas 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 8,523
East Longmeadow 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 15,816
Edgartown 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4,092
Everett 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 41,921
Framingham 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 68,734
Gardner 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 20,351
Great Barrington 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 7,147
Greenfield 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 17,562
Holbrook 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 10,857
Holliston 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 13,630
Lakeville 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 10,667
Lawrence 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 76,843
Leominster 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 41,007
Lincoln 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 6,401
Lowell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 107,167
Lynn 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 90,880
Marlborough 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 38,734
Methuen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 47,543
Milford 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 28,170
Milton 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 27,168
Natick 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 33,207
New Bedford 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 95,649
Newton 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 85,665
North Adams 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 13,792
Northampton 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 28,723
Norton 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 19,147
Norwell 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10,570
Plymouth 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 56,812
Provincetown 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2,960
Randolph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 32,308
Revere 2 2 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 52,070
Rutland 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8,022
Salem 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 41,592
Saugus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 26,790
Somerset 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 18,276
Somerville 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 76,216
Spencer 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 11,759
Springfield 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 153,993
Stoneham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 21,568
Stoughton 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 27,126
Taunton 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 56,215
Upton 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7,588
Wayland 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 13,073
Westfield 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 41,344
Whitman 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 14,577
Wilbraham 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 14,306
Williamstown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7,801
Wilmington 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 22,461
Worcester 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 182,145
Universities and Colleges 8 12 1 2 0
Boston University 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 32,727
Clark University 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 3,451
Hampshire College 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1,529
Harvard University 2 3 0 1 0 0 3 0 3 27,594
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10,566
Northeastern University 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 29,519
University of Massachusetts:
Amherst 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 27,569
Dartmouth 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 9,432
Harbor Campus, Boston 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15,454
Western New England University 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3,734
Other Agencies 0 0 1 0 0
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Suffolk County 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
  • 1 Agencies published in this table indicated that at least one hate crime incident occurred in their respective jurisdictions during the quarter(s) for which they submitted a report to the Hate Crime Statistics Program. Blanks indicate quarters for which agencies did not submit reports.
  • 2 Population figures are published only for the cities. The figures listed for the universities and colleges are student enrollment and were provided by the United States Department of Education for the 2010 school year, the most recent available. The enrollment figures include full-time and part-time students.

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