Table 13

MASSACHUSETTS
Hate Crime Incidents
per Bias Motivation and Quarter
by State and Agency, 2008
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 168 60 66 34 5
Cities 159 56 58 33 5
Acton 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 20,795
Andover 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 33,442
Arlington 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 40,989
Attleboro 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 43,228
Ayer 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7,378
Barnstable 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 47,828
Belmont 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 23,252
Beverly 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 39,435
Boston 97 13 38 13 0 27 51 55 28 604,465
Boxborough 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5,124
Braintree 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 34,495
Brockton 2 0 2 0 0 1 2 1 95,650
Brookline 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 54,527
Cambridge 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 101,362
Chatham 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6,735
Chelmsford 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 34,187
Chicopee 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 53,777
Concord 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 17,543
Danvers 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 26,958
Douglas 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8,033
East Longmeadow 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 15,363
Everett 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 37,172
Fall River 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 90,760
Falmouth 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 33,302
Fitchburg 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 40,377
Framingham 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 64,519
Grafton 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 17,872
Greenfield 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 17,651
Halifax 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7,722
Hanson 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 10,010
Haverhill 2 0 2 1 1 3 2 1 0 60,001
Hull 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 11,064
Ludlow 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 22,530
Malden 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 55,629
Mansfield 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 23,057
Marshfield 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 24,600
Mashpee 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 14,417
Medford 1 0 0 0 0 1 55,555
Melrose 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 26,737
Middleboro 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 21,402
Milford 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 27,322
Monson 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8,841
Montague 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8,318
Natick 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 31,943
New Bedford 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 91,473
Newton 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 83,191
North Adams 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 13,781
Northampton 2 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 28,341
North Andover 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 27,775
North Attleboro 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 27,994
North Reading 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 14,040
Pepperell 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 11,438
Plainville 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8,388
Plymouth 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 55,608
Quincy 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 95,061
Randolph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 30,068
Raynham 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 13,893
Reading 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 23,055
Revere 2 5 1 4 2 1 2 4 7 56,445
Savoy 1 0 0 0 0 1 722
Sharon 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 16,984
Shelburne 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2,034
Somerville 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 74,012
Southborough 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 9,569
Southbridge 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 16,886
Spencer 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12,041
Springfield 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 151,249
Stoughton 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 26,924
Sunderland 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3,714
Sutton 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 9,107
Swampscott 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 13,940
Taunton 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 55,745
Upton 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6,629
Uxbridge 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12,820
Ware 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9,961
West Boylston 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8,302
West Bridgewater 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6,682
Westfield 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 40,857
Westford 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 21,913
Westport 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 15,253
West Springfield 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 27,565
Wilbraham 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14,098
Universities and Colleges 9 4 8 1 0
Brandeis University 0 0 0 1 0 1 5,333
Emerson College 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4,380
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts 2 0 2 0 0 2 1 1 1,841
Mount Holyoke College 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2,204
Northeastern University 3 0 3 0 0 1 5 24,434
Salem State College 0 0 1 0 0 1 10,085
University of Massachusetts:
Amherst 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 25,873
Harbor Campus, Boston 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 13,433
Westfield State College 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5,392

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