Reported Annual Crime In Scituate

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScituate/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,013 (estimate)2,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScituate/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.94.9
Rapen/an/an/a30.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a77.8101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a280.7237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)190 (estimate)391373
Burglaryn/an/an/a322.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a118.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)823 (estimate)1,6912,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Scituate is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.78 daily crimes that occur in Scituate.
  • Scituate is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Scituate you have a 1 in 99 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Scituate has increased by 44%.

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Daily Crime In Scituate (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scituate

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scituate is 1 in 526
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scituate is 1 in 122
The chance of being a victim of crime in Scituate is 1 in 99

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

Scituate police department

ItemScituateMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3511,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
There are a total of 35 Scituate police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.7% less than the Massachusetts average and 41.8% 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
South Duxbury, MA3,75274322397
Duxbury, MA1,19791310401
Marshfield Hills, MA2,42392399491
Marshfield, MA4,227175431606
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA2,782137594731
Scituate, MA5,6231908231,013

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Meadow Lake, NM5,6268534,8095,662
Fort Washington, PA5,619102590692
Spring Hill, KS5,6182671,8622,129
Orange Beach, AL5,6291549691,122
Paoli, PA5,616102590692
Scituate, MA5,6231908231,013
Source: The Scituate, 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.