Plymouth, MA
Crime Rates



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Plymouth, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Plymouth has an overall crime rate of 12 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 Plymouth is 1 in 80. How does Plymouth fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Plymouth's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Massachusetts communities.

However, 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 397. This equates to a rate of 3 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 101.

Plymouth Crime Data

 

Crime Index

56

(100 is safest)


Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Plymouth Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

151

593

744

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.52

9.90

12.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plymouth 2.52
Massachusetts 3.58

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 397

in Plymouth

1 in 279

in Massachusetts

Plymouth VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 59,885
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 21 10 119
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.35 0.17 1.99

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plymouth 9.90
Massachusetts 14.37

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Plymouth

1 in 70

in Massachusetts

Plymouth Property CRIMES

Population: 59,885
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 81 488 24
Rate per 1,000 1.35 8.15 0.40

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Plymouth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plymouth 8
Massachusetts 24