East Lyme, CT
Crime Rates



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East Lyme, CT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in East Lyme is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 74% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in East Lyme is one in 120. Compared to communities within Connecticut, East Lyme‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 51% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to East Lyme, and we found that the crime rate in East Lyme is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means East Lyme is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how East Lyme 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 East Lyme.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that East Lyme's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in East Lyme is one in 854.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in East Lyme 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 East Lyme than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 140.

East Lyme Crime Data

 

Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

East Lyme Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

134

156

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.17

7.13

8.30

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Lyme 1.17
Connecticut 2.28

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 854

in East Lyme

1 in 439

in Connecticut

East Lyme VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,789
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Lyme 7.13
Connecticut 17.70

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 140

in East Lyme

1 in 56

in Connecticut

East Lyme Property CRIMES

Population: 18,789
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

East Lyme Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Lyme 5
Connecticut 21