Reported Annual Crime In Weymouth Town

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeymouth Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime688n/a (estimate)1,2251,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeymouth Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape11n/a19.631.240.4
Robbery28n/a49.978.8102.8
Assault122n/a217.3265.0248.5
Violent crime161n/a (estimate)287377386
Burglary87n/a154.9281.8468.9
Theft411n/a732.01,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft29n/a51.6118.3236.9
Property crime527n/a (estimate)9391,5612,451
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 37% lower than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 57% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Weymouth Town, MA, the rate is 24% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 26% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Weymouth Town, MA comes in at 40% lower than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 62% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Duxbury, MA3,75272297369
Sharon, MA6,01077341418
Marshfield Hills, MA2,42389368457
Marshfield, MA4,227121498619
Arlington, MA43,728120507627
Duxbury, MA1,19790587678
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA2,782132548681
Weymouth Town, MA54,8152879391,225

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Weymouth Town is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.36 daily crimes that occur in Weymouth Town.
  • Weymouth Town is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Weymouth Town you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Weymouth Town has decreased by 24%.

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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 1.58 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.32 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Weymouth Town, MA is 1.31 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 1.35 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Weymouth Town, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.66 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.61 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 39% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Weymouth Town, MA is safer than 51% 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 above 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 349
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Weymouth Town is 1 in 107
The chance of being a victim of crime in Weymouth Town is 1 in 82
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 349. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 107 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 82.

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 decreased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Weymouth Town, MA has decreased by 28% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Weymouth Town, MA has decreased by 24% 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.

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Paramount, CA54,8135623,1333,695
Hempstead, NY54,8014781,9652,443
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South Hill, WA54,8783764,3524,728
Corvallis, OR54,7351342,7772,911
Weymouth Town, MA54,8152879391,225
Source: The Weymouth Town, 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.