Massachusetts

2009 – 2018
The overall gun death rate ranged from a low of 1.84 deaths per 100,000 people in Middlesex County to a high of 6.20 deaths per 100,000 people in Hampden County.

Gun Deaths Rates per 100,000 People in Massachusetts by County, 2009 – 2018.

Age-adjusted. All races, all ethnicities, both sexes, all ages. 1. 2.

1. The standard population for age-adjustment represents the year 2000, all races, both sexes.

2. Rates based on 20 or fewer deaths may be unstable. These rates are suppressed/unreliable for unlabeled counties (gray tone).

 
2009 – 2018
The overall gun death rate ranged from a low of 0.50 deaths per 100,000 people in Middlesex County to a high of 4.20 deaths per 100,000 people in Suffolk County

Gun Deaths Rates per 100,000 People in Massachusetts by County, 2009 – 2018.

Age-adjusted. All races, all ethnicities, both sexes, all ages. 1. 2.

1. The standard population for age-adjustment represents the year 2000, all races, both sexes.

2. Rates based on 20 or fewer deaths may be unstable. These rates are suppressed/unreliable for unlabeled counties (gray tone).
2009 – 2018
The overall gun death rate ranged from a low of 0.79 deaths per 100,000 people in Suffolk County to a high of 13.12 deaths per 100,000 people in Berkshire County.

Gun Deaths Rates per 100,000 People in Massachusetts by County, 2009 – 2018.

Age-adjusted. All races, all ethnicities, both sexes, all ages. 1. 2.

1. The standard population for age-adjustment represents the year 2000, all races, both sexes.

2. Rates based on 20 or fewer deaths may be unstable. These rates are suppressed/unreliable for unlabeled counties (gray tone).