Old Lyme, CT
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Old Lyme, CT crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Old Lyme is safer than 63% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Connecticut, only on the order of 54% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Old Lyme. If you live in Old Lyme, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 85. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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