Georgetown, MA
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Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Georgetown is 1 in 245. This equates to a crime rate of 4.08 per 1,000 residents, making Georgetown one of the safest communities in Massachusetts to live in. In fact, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Georgetown, and we found that the crime rate in Georgetown is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Georgetown is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Georgetown 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 Georgetown.

For Georgetown, 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 Georgetown than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2861, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Georgetown compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Georgetown is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Georgetown is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Georgetown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

94

(100 is safest)


Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Georgetown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

32

35

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.35

3.73

4.08

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Georgetown 0.35
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,861

in Georgetown

1 in 256

in Massachusetts
Georgetown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,584
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.23
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
Georgetown 3.73
Massachusetts 16.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 268

in Georgetown

1 in 59

in Massachusetts
Georgetown Property CRIMES
Population: 8,584
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 7 24 1
Rate per 1,000 0.82 2.80 0.12
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

Georgetown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Georgetown 3
Massachusetts 27

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