Plymouth, MA
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Plymouth, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Plymouth is safer than 74% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Massachusetts, only on the order of 38% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Plymouth. If you live in Plymouth, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 109. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Plymouth 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 Plymouth; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 475. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Plymouth is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Plymouth than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 142.

Plymouth Crime Data

 

Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Plymouth Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

124

415

539

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.11

7.05

9.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plymouth 2.11
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 475

in Plymouth

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Plymouth VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 58,890
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 11 105
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.19 1.78

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
Plymouth 7.05
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 142

in Plymouth

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Plymouth Property CRIMES

Population: 58,890
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 69 334 12
Rate per 1,000 1.17 5.67 0.20

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

Plymouth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plymouth 6
Massachusetts 27