Dracut, MA
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Dracut, MA 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

Dracut has an overall crime rate of 14 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 69. How does Dracut fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Dracut's crime rate is lower than approximately 36% 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.

For Dracut, 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 Dracut than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1650, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Dracut; 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.

Dracut Crime Data

 

Crime Index

52

(100 is safest)


Safer than 52% of U.S. Cities

Dracut Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

433

452

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.61

13.81

14.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dracut 0.61
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,650

in Dracut

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Dracut VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 31,352
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 1 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.03 0.45

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
Dracut 13.81
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 72

in Dracut

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Dracut Property CRIMES

Population: 31,352
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 81 330 22
Rate per 1,000 2.58 10.53 0.70

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

Dracut Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dracut 22
Massachusetts 27