Reported Annual Crime In Plymouth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlymouth/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime470n/a (estimate)7951,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlymouth/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.72.05.3
Rape7n/a11.831.240.4
Robbery13n/a22.078.8102.8
Assault72n/a121.9265.0248.5
Violent crime93n/a (estimate)157377386
Burglary74n/a125.2281.8468.9
Theft284n/a480.61,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft19n/a32.2118.3236.9
Property crime377n/a (estimate)6381,5612,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Plymouth, MA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Plymouth, MA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Plymouth, MA averages 59% lower than the rest of Massachusetts while the rate of crime on a national scale is 72% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Plymouth, MA is 58% lower than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 59% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 59% lower than the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 74% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Plymouth, MA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
The Pinehills, MA1,02053219272
South Duxbury, MA3,75272297369
Marshfield Hills, MA2,42389368457
Marshfield, MA4,227121498619
Duxbury, MA1,19790587678
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA2,782132548681
Hanson, MA1,718272478750
Plymouth, MA7,567157638795

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Plymouth is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.18 daily crimes that occur in Plymouth.
  • Plymouth is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Plymouth you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Plymouth has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Plymouth (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Plymouth, MA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national level. In Plymouth, MA the total number of daily crimes is 2.44 times less than the Massachusetts average and 3.57 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Plymouth, MA is 2.39 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.45 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Plymouth, MA has a daily crime rate that is 2.45 times less than the Massachusetts average and 3.84 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Plymouth (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Plymouth, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Plymouth, MA ranks safer than 68% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 73% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Massachusetts and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Plymouth, MA. As a result, Plymouth, MA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plymouth

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plymouth is 1 in 636
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plymouth is 1 in 157
The chance of being a victim of crime in Plymouth is 1 in 126
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Plymouth, MA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Plymouth, MA, you have a 1 in 636 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 157. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Plymouth, MA is 1 in 126.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Plymouth, 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 Plymouth, MA has decreased by 26% and the rate of property crime in Plymouth, MA has decreased by 9%. The total crime rate in Plymouth, MA has decreased by 13% year to year.

Plymouth police department

ItemPlymouthMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11811,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 118 Plymouth police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.4% less than the Massachusetts average and 36.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fishersville, VA7,5671961,6731,869
Laughlin, NV7,5677032,6813,383
Hillcrest, NY7,5662981,2271,525
Joshua Tree, CA7,5645703,2733,843
Schriever, LA7,5645893,4344,023
Plymouth, MA7,567157638795
Source: The Plymouth, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.