With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Winthrop is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 68% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Winthrop is one in 80. Compared to communities within Massachusetts, Winthrop‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 66% of the state's cities and towns.
Compared to other communities of similar population size, Winthrop has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Winthrop is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.
The crime data that NeighborhoodScout used for this analysis are the seven offenses from the uniform crime reports, collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.
Now let us turn to take a look at how Winthrop does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Winthrop.
From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Winthrop occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Winthrop; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 459. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Winthrop is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Winthrop than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 97.