Swampscott, MA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
157
Total Crimes
1,020.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.52%
Below National Average
205 out of 298
In Massachusetts
3,292 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Swampscott, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Swampscott is 1,020.1 per 100,000 people. That's -56.52% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -25.10% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,362.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Swampscott SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
3

How Does Swampscott Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Swampscott
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 157 1,020.1 1,362.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 3 19.5 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 17 110.5 235.9 279.7
Violent Crime 20 129.9 308.8 387.8
Burglary 9 58.5 149.7 314.2
Larceny 124 805.7 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 4 26.0 99.2 246.0
Property Crime 137 890.1 1,053.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Swampscott

20
Violent Crimes
129.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-66.49%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 769.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Swampscott each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Swampscott is 129.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -66.49% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -57.92% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Swampscott

137
Property Crimes
890.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-54.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 112.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Swampscott each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Swampscott is 890.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -54.54% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -15.48% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,053.2 per 100,000 people.

Swampscott Crime Compared To Massachusetts Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Massachusetts.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Swampscott

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lynn, MA 94,223 1,328 1,409.4 965.8 443.6
Newton, MA 88,281 534 604.9 550.5 54.4
Brookline, MA 59,057 735 1,244.6 1,137.9 106.7
Peabody, MA 52,975 537 1,013.7 798.5 215.2
Revere, MA 52,930 853 1,611.6 1,241.3 370.3
Arlington, MA 45,582 163 357.6 298.4 59.2
Salem, MA 43,154 758 1,756.5 1,506.2 250.3
Beverly, MA 42,229 223 528.1 386.0 142.1
Lexington, MA 33,138 126 380.2 344.0 36.2
Saugus, MA 28,397 307 1,081.1 827.6 253.5
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