Old Lyme, CT
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Old Lyme, CT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Old Lyme is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Old Lyme is one in 85. Compared to communities within Connecticut, Old Lyme‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 46% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Old Lyme has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Old 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 Old 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 Old Lyme.

For Old 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 Old Lyme than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1880, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Old Lyme; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Old Lyme Crime Data

 

Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Old Lyme Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

84

88

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.53

11.17

11.70

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Old Lyme 0.53
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,880

in Old Lyme

1 in 458

in Connecticut

Old Lyme VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,521
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
Old Lyme 11.17
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 90

in Old Lyme

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Old Lyme Property CRIMES

Population: 7,521
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

Old Lyme Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Old Lyme 4
Connecticut 21