Reported Annual Crime In Lynn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynn/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,910n/a (estimate)3,1432,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynn/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.21.94.9
Rape37n/a40.030.538.6
Robbery179n/a193.377.8101.9
Assault501n/a541.1280.7237.8
Violent crime719n/a (estimate)777391373
Burglary434n/a468.8322.2491.4
Theft1,431n/a1,545.61,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft326n/a352.1118.8220.2
Property crime2,191n/a (estimate)2,3671,6912,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Lynn, MA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Lynn, MA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Lynn, MA is 51% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Massachusetts, and when compared with the national average, is 10% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Lynn, MA has 99% higher than violent crime rate than Massachusetts average, while remaining 108% higher than the national average. In property crime, Lynn, MA is 40% higher than the average of Massachusetts and is 5% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lynn is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.61 daily crimes that occur in Lynn.
  • Lynn is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lynn you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lynn has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Lynn (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lynn, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Lynn, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.51 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.10 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Lynn, MA are 1.99 times more than the Massachusetts average and 2.08 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Lynn, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.05 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Lynn (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lynn, MA area in comparison to other Massachusetts communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lynn, MA being safer than 11% of cities in Massachusetts and 10% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Massachusetts cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Lynn, MA. In conclusion, Lynn, MA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lynn

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lynn is 1 in 129
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lynn is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lynn is 1 in 32
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Lynn, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Lynn, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 129. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 43 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Lynn, MA is 1 in 32.

Year Over Year Crime In Lynn (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Lynn, MA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Lynn, MA has not changed and the rate of property crime in Lynn, MA has decreased by 4%. The total crime rate in Lynn, MA has decreased by 3% year to year.

Lynn police department

ItemLynnMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19711,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 197 Lynn police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% less than the Massachusetts average and 34.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boxford, MA2,2280254254
Topsfield, MA2,98364277341
Lexington, MA32,30657448504
Essex, MA1,73397418514
Reading, MA25,17623525549
Lynn, MA91,2897772,3673,143

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westminster, CA91,2553273,1843,511
Santa Monica, CA91,6194744,0884,562
Federal Way, WA91,6763905,4085,797
Spokane Valley, WA90,8292555,1865,441
Hesperia, CA91,7573242,3862,709
Lynn, MA91,2897772,3673,143
Source: The Lynn, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.