Reported Annual Crime In Weymouth Town

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeymouth Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime909n/a (estimate)1,6192,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeymouth Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.81.94.9
Rape18n/a32.130.538.6
Robbery14n/a24.977.8101.9
Assault144n/a256.5280.7237.8
Violent crime177n/a (estimate)315391373
Burglary98n/a174.6322.2491.4
Theft596n/a1,061.71,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft38n/a67.7118.8220.2
Property crime732n/a (estimate)1,3041,6912,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Weymouth Town, MA. All reported Weymouth Town, MA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Weymouth Town, MA overall crime rate is 22% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 43% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Weymouth Town, MA, the rate is 19% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 15% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Weymouth Town, MA comes in at 23% lower than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 48% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Weymouth Town is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.44 daily crimes that occur in Weymouth Town.
  • Weymouth Town is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Weymouth Town you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Weymouth Town has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Weymouth Town (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Weymouth Town, MA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Massachusetts as well as those across America as a whole. The Weymouth Town, MA total amount of daily offenses is 1.29 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.77 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Weymouth Town, MA is 1.24 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 1.18 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Weymouth Town, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.30 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.91 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Weymouth Town (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Weymouth Town, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Weymouth Town, MA has been ranked safer than 37% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Weymouth Town, MA is safer than 44% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Massachusetts and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Weymouth Town, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Weymouth Town, MA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Weymouth Town

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Weymouth Town is 1 in 318
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Weymouth Town is 1 in 77
The chance of being a victim of crime in Weymouth Town is 1 in 62
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Weymouth Town, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Weymouth Town, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 318. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 77 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 Weymouth Town, MA is 1 in 62.

Year Over Year Crime In Weymouth Town (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Weymouth Town, MA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Weymouth Town, MA has increased by 32%, while the property crime rate in Weymouth Town, MA has increased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Weymouth Town, MA has increased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Weymouth Town police department

ItemWeymouth TownMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

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
Sharon, MA6,0100416416
Marshfield Hills, MA2,42392399491
Marshfield, MA4,227175431606
Weymouth Town, MA54,8153151,3041,619

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South Hill, WA54,8783544,3144,668
Corvallis, OR54,7351252,8062,931
Weymouth Town, MA54,8153151,3041,619
Source: The Weymouth Town, 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.