Lincoln, MA
Crime Rates



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Lincoln, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Lincoln's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in both Massachusetts and the nation. Lincoln's crime rate is just 3 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Lincoln is one in 336.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Lincoln, and we found that the crime rate in Lincoln is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln.

For Lincoln, 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 Lincoln than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1763, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Lincoln compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Lincoln is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Lincoln is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Lincoln Crime Data

 

Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Lincoln Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

17

21

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.57

2.41

2.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lincoln 0.57
Massachusetts 3.28

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,763

in Lincoln

1 in 305

in Massachusetts

Lincoln VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,052
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.00 0.43

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lincoln 2.41
Massachusetts 11.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 415

in Lincoln

1 in 85

in Massachusetts

Lincoln Property CRIMES

Population: 7,052
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 15 0
Rate per 1,000 0.28 2.13 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Lincoln Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lincoln 1
Massachusetts 20

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