Massachusetts Marijuana Possession Arrest Rates by Age and Sex (2006)

    All     Males     Females  
 
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 14 154 1.96% 41.23 128 1.63% 66.86 26 0.33% 14.28
Age 15 225 2.86% 283.57 184 2.34% 451.89 41 0.52% 106.14
Age 16 466 5.93% 572.89 413 5.26% 987.48 53 0.67% 134.11
Age 17 709 9.02% 911.30 630 8.02% 1,597.37 79 1.01% 205.94
Age 18 940 11.96% 1,129.23 830 10.56% 1,995.54 110 1.40% 264.11
Age 19 872 11.10% 1,034.17 753 9.58% 1,821.92 119 1.51% 276.82
Age 15 to 19 3,212 40.88% 791.04 2,810 35.76% 1,371.38 402 5.12% 199.85
Age 20 679 8.64% 798.44 595 7.57% 1,403.85 84 1.07% 196.92
Age 21 560 7.13% 656.04 500 6.36% 1,183.08 60 0.76% 139.22
Age 22 400 5.09% 506.83 359 4.57% 917.61 41 0.52% 103.02
Age 23 376 4.79% 475.62 335 4.26% 846.49 41 0.52% 103.85
Age 24 285 3.63% 358.19 256 3.26% 640.88 29 0.37% 73.19
Age 20 to 24 2,300 29.27% 563.80 2,045 26.03% 1,005.95 255 3.25% 124.60
Age 25 to 29 884 11.25% 234.22 804 10.23% 424.97 80 1.02% 42.50
Age 30 to 34 427 5.43% 113.16 393 5.00% 208.30 34 0.43% 18.02
Age 35 to 39 296 3.77% 68.75 263 3.35% 123.96 33 0.42% 15.11
Age 40 to 44 262 3.33% 55.57 223 2.84% 96.29 39 0.50% 16.26
Age 45 to 49 189 2.41% 40.37 164 2.09% 71.71 25 0.32% 10.44
Age 50 to 54 83 1.06% 20.00 75 0.95% 37.22 8 0.10% 3.75
Age 55 to 59 36 0.46% 9.67 35 0.45% 19.52 1 0.01% 0.52
Age 60 to 64 10 0.13% 3.73 8 0.10% 6.29 2 0.03% 1.42
Age 65 and Older 4 0.05% 0.51 3 0.04% 0.95 1 0.01% 0.22
Total 7,857 100.00% 134.31 6,951 88.47% 245.30 906 11.53% 30.03

 

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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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