Reported Annual Crime In Scituate

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScituate/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)904 (estimate)1,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScituate/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a31.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a78.8102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a265.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)176 (estimate)377386
Burglaryn/an/an/a281.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a118.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)728 (estimate)1,5612,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Scituate is 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.48 daily crimes that occur in Scituate.
  • Scituate is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Scituate you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Scituate has decreased by 11%.

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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 569
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scituate is 1 in 138
The chance of being a victim of crime in Scituate is 1 in 111

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

Scituate police department

ItemScituateMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3511,659558,732
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 41.5% 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, MA3,68472297369
Marshfield Hills, MA2,51276314390
Marshfield, MA4,663121498619
Duxbury, MA1,49890587678
North Pembroke, MA2,976137568705
Hanson, MA1,757272478750
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA2,770150619769
Scituate, MA5,471176728904

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Berlin, WI5,471561,5371,593
Grandwood Park, IL5,4712621,2311,493
Greenwood, MO5,47418443461
Sayre, PA5,4673432,1662,509
Bowling Green, MO5,4646153,3193,935
Scituate, MA5,471176728904
Source: The Scituate, 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.