Yarmouth, MA
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Yarmouth, 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

The crime rate in Yarmouth is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Yarmouth is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Yarmouth is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Massachusetts, Yarmouth has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Yarmouth compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Yarmouth with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Yarmouth's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Yarmouth 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 Yarmouth.

For Yarmouth, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Yarmouth is one in 109.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Yarmouth's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Yarmouth a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Yarmouth is one in 58.

Yarmouth Crime Data

 

Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Yarmouth Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

215

402

617

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.16

17.13

26.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Yarmouth 9.16
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 109

in Yarmouth

1 in 256

in Massachusetts

Yarmouth VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 23,467
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 16 12 187
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.68 0.51 7.97

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
Yarmouth 17.13
Massachusetts 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Yarmouth

1 in 59

in Massachusetts

Yarmouth Property CRIMES

Population: 23,467
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 115 265 22
Rate per 1,000 4.90 11.29 0.94

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

Yarmouth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Yarmouth 26
Massachusetts 27