Weymouth, MA
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Weymouth has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Weymouth is 1 in 62. How does Weymouth fare compared to other communities in Massachusetts of all population sizes? Weymouth's crime rate is lower than approximately 29% of Massachusetts communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Weymouth 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 Weymouth; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 316. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Weymouth; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Weymouth Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Weymouth Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

177

732

909

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.16

13.08

16.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Weymouth 3.16
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 316

in Weymouth

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Weymouth VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 55,957
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 18 14 144
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.32 0.25 2.57

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
Weymouth 13.08
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 76

in Weymouth

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Weymouth Property CRIMES

Population: 55,957
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 98 596 38
Rate per 1,000 1.75 10.65 0.68

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

Weymouth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Weymouth 51
Massachusetts 27