East Lyme, CT
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East Lyme has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in East Lyme is 1 in 67. How does East Lyme fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? East Lyme's crime rate is lower than approximately 37% of Connecticut communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, East Lyme has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, East Lyme is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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 1209, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in East Lyme; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

East Lyme Crime Data

 
Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

East Lyme Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

272

288

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.83

14.06

14.89

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Lyme 0.83
Connecticut 2.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,209

in East Lyme

1 in 458

in Connecticut
East Lyme VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 19,343
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Lyme 14.06
Connecticut 18.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in East Lyme

1 in 55

in Connecticut
East Lyme Property CRIMES
Population: 19,343
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

East Lyme Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Lyme 8
Connecticut 21