Welcome to Alarm New England's business and home security page for Everett, Massachusetts. This informational page provides important crime data along with additional information for those living in or considering moving to Everett.
Number of Households: 15,298
ZIP Codes: 02149
Everett Business and Home Security Facts
The overall rate of crime in Everett is 17 for every one thousand residents in the town which is near average for all the towns and cities in the US. The chance that a person will be the victim of a crime in Everett is one out of 58 (1.7%). In comparison with other communities of all population sizes in the state of Massachusetts, the crime rate in Everett is lower than 23% of the communities in Massachusetts.
When compared with other cities and towns that have a similar population size in the US, the crime rate in Everett is considerably lower than the average, meaning that Everett is safer than most of the communities that have a similar size to it in the US.
In terms of the rate of violent crimes, violent crimes occur in Everett at a rate that is higher than most communities and towns of all population sizes in the US. Specifically, the likelihood that a person will be the victim of a violent crime in Everett is 1 out of 320. Consequently, the rate of exposure to armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder in Everett is 3 for every one thousand residents.
The rate of occurrence of violent crime in Everett is 14 for every one thousand residents. It therefore means that a resident of Everett has a 1.4% chance of becoming a victim of burglary, larceny, grand theft auto, and arson in Everett, which is about the average for all the towns and cities of all population sizes in the US.
Everett was first settled in 1630 and was initially part of Charlestown, and then Malden. In 1870, Everett separated from Malden and became incorporated as a town. Twenty years later, in 1892, the town of Everett became incorporated as a city. The first mayor of the city, Alonzo H. Evans, was also elected in 1892.The city of Everett was named after Edward Everett. Edward Everett was a popular figure and he served in many capacities. He was a US Representative, US Senator, Minister to Great Britain, 15th Governor of Massachusetts, US Secretary of State, and President of Harvard University.
Colonel Barbara Janet Bishop, the Director of Women Marines between January 1964 and August 1969, graduated from Everett High School in 1938. She was also Military Secretary to the Commander in Chief of Allied Forces in Southern Europe.
Matthew Washington Bullock, the American football player and coach, lawyer, administrator and college professor born in September 1881 graduated from Everett High School. He played high school football in Everett and became the first African-American to coach the Everett High School football team and predominantly white high school.
Mary Eliza Mahoney, the first black woman to graduate from a nursing school in the US was buried in Everett. She was born in May 1845 and prospered as a nurse in a predominantly white society, challenging discrimination against black women in the nursing profession.
George Jackson Mead, the American aircraft engineer, most notably known for being one of the founders of Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, was born in Everett in December 1891. He served as the president of the US National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).