Massachusetts Marijuana Possession Arrest Rates by Age and Sex (2007)

  All Male Female
 
Arrests
Pct.
Rate
Arrests
Pct.
Rate
Arrests
Pct.
Rate
Age 0 to 9 0 0.00% 0.00 0 0.00% 0.00 0 0.00% 0.00
Age 10 to 14 158 1.07% 40.43 127 0.99% 63.36 31 1.67% 16.28
Age 15 239 1.62% 291.45 196 1.52% 467.89 43 2.31% 107.20
Age 16 448 3.04% 525.95 389 3.02% 889.17 59 3.17% 142.41
Age 17 789 5.35% 900.51 686 5.32% 1,528.18 103 5.54% 241.07
Age 18 1,145 7.76% 1,234.62 1,006 7.80% 2,192.02 139 7.48% 296.71
Age 19 943 6.39% 981.97 810 6.28% 1,726.04 133 7.15% 270.86
Age 15 to 19 3,564 24.16% 803.48 3,087 23.95% 1,382.13 477 25.66% 216.60
Age 20 770 5.22% 819.87 696 5.40% 1,493.99 74 3.98% 156.35
Age 21 559 3.79% 596.69 496 3.85% 1,072.84 63 3.39% 132.77
Age 22 442 3.00% 502.99 387 3.00% 888.76 55 2.96% 124.07
Age 23 398 2.70% 481.70 344 2.67% 835.01 54 2.90% 130.35
Age 24 299 2.03% 352.42 266 2.06% 627.08 33 1.78% 77.79
Age 20 to 24 2,468 16.73% 557.18 2,189 16.98% 995.10 279 15.01% 125.13
Age 25 to 29 1,052 7.13% 261.94 934 7.25% 460.89 118 6.35% 59.31
Age 30 to 34 491 3.33% 126.40 432 3.35% 222.42 59 3.17% 30.38
Age 35 to 39 336 2.28% 75.28 295 2.29% 133.92 41 2.21% 18.14
Age 40 to 44 276 1.87% 56.27 232 1.80% 95.96 44 2.37% 17.69
Age 45 to 49 197 1.34% 39.35 169 1.31% 68.68 28 1.51% 11.00
Age 50 to 54 105 0.71% 23.27 88 0.68% 40.08 17 0.91% 7.34
Age 55 to 59 57 0.39% 14.61 51 0.40% 27.05 6 0.32% 2.98
Age 60 to 64 9 0.06% 2.89 6 0.05% 4.05 3 0.16% 1.84
Age 65 and Older 4 0.03% 0.48 4 0.03% 1.19 0 0.00% 0.00
Total 14,749 100.00% 140.06 12,890 100.00% 252.29 1,859 100.00% 34.41

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Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data

Because of incomplete reporting the arrest totals presented in tables with data on age, sex, and race will NOT always correspond to totals presented in other tables. Please review the following background material for More Information on Source Data.

 
 
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