Dracut, MA
Crime Rates



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Dracut, MA 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

Dracut has an overall crime rate of 12 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 Dracut is 1 in 87. How does Dracut fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Dracut's crime rate is lower than approximately 42% of Massachusetts communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Dracut'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 Dracut is one in 771.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Dracut; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Dracut Crime Data

 

Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Dracut Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

323

364

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.30

10.22

11.51

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dracut 1.30
Massachusetts 3.58

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 771

in Dracut

1 in 279

in Massachusetts

Dracut VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 31,619
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 5 33
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.16 1.04

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
Dracut 10.22
Massachusetts 14.37

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 98

in Dracut

1 in 70

in Massachusetts

Dracut Property CRIMES

Population: 31,619
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 63 240 20
Rate per 1,000 1.99 7.59 0.63

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

Dracut Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dracut 18
Massachusetts 24