East Lyme, CT
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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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 7 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 75% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in East Lyme is one in 142. Compared to communities within Connecticut, East Lyme‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 60% 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.

For East Lyme, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in East Lyme than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1865, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 154.

East Lyme Crime Data

 

Crime Index

75

(100 is safest)


Safer than 75% of U.S. Cities

East Lyme Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

121

131

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.54

6.49

7.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Lyme 0.54
Connecticut 2.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,865

in East Lyme

1 in 482

in Connecticut

East Lyme VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,645
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 1 5
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.16 0.05 0.27

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Lyme 6.49
Connecticut 16.81

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 154

in East Lyme

1 in 59

in Connecticut

East Lyme Property CRIMES

Population: 18,645
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 104 5
Rate per 1,000 0.64 5.58 0.27

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

East Lyme Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Lyme 4
Connecticut 19