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Lynn, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

Lynn has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Lynn is 1 in 76. How does Lynn fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Lynn's crime rate is lower than approximately 17% of Massachusetts communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lynn occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Lynn; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 242. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Lynn; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Lynn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Lynn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

418

910

1,328

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.13

8.99

13.12

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
4.13
3.03
National Median: 4
    Lynn
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 242

in Lynn

1 in 330

in Massachusetts

Lynn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 101,253
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 6 24 54 334
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.24 0.53 3.30

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.99
10.33
National Median: 19
    Lynn
    Massachusetts

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 111

in Lynn

1 in 97

in Massachusetts

Lynn Property CRIMES

Population: 101,253
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 143 632 135
Rate per 1,000 1.41 6.24 1.33

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Lynn Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
115
18
National Median: 26.9
    Lynn
    Massachusetts