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Crime rate in Weymouth, Massachusetts (MA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Weymouth, MA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Weymouth, MA

The 2019 crime rate in Weymouth, MA is 119 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 47.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 Weymouth crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Weymouth has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Weymouth, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Weymouth:

118.7
Braintree:

88.5
Hingham:

76.9
Quincy:

165.8
Holbrook:

142.9
Rockland:

105.2
Randolph:

123.7
Abington:

135.2
Hull:

149.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Weymouth by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(16.8)
8
(15.0)
17
(31.5)
7
(13.1)
13
(24.0)
9
(16.5)
23
(41.5)
12
(21.4)
18
(32.1)
11
(19.6)
15
(26.6)
14
(24.5)
21
(36.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(41.1)
20
(37.6)
41
(75.9)
47
(88.0)
35
(64.7)
42
(76.9)
27
(48.7)
16
(28.6)
14
(24.9)
28
(49.9)
17
(30.2)
20
(35.0)
9
(15.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
80
(149.4)
78
(146.7)
112
(207.3)
126
(236.0)
131
(242.3)
137
(250.9)
144
(259.8)
106
(189.3)
144
(256.5)
122
(217.3)
114
(202.2)
125
(219.0)
140
(242.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
203
(379.1)
173
(325.3)
192
(355.4)
277
(518.7)
166
(307.0)
210
(384.6)
145
(261.6)
117
(208.9)
98
(174.6)
87
(154.9)
66
(117.1)
46
(80.6)
44
(76.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
611
(1,141)
630
(1,185)
623
(1,153)
698
(1,307)
738
(1,365)
551
(1,009)
604
(1,090)
528
(942.9)
596
(1,062)
411
(732.0)
478
(847.8)
437
(765.7)
386
(668.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(143.8)
56
(105.3)
57
(105.5)
57
(106.7)
43
(79.5)
44
(80.6)
35
(63.1)
32
(57.1)
38
(67.7)
29
(51.6)
33
(58.5)
31
(54.3)
32
(55.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A4
(7.4)
3
(5.6)
5
(9.2)
9
(16.5)
4
(7.2)
3
(5.4)
2
(3.6)
2
(3.6)
2
(3.5)
3
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index143.1131.2172.5181.2184.4160.2170.3120.5148.1118.3121.1118.1118.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Weymouth, Massachusetts as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Weymouth is 7,770 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Weymouth:

165.3
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Weymouth:

155.1
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Weymouth:

146.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Weymouth:

153.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Weymouth:

176.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Weymouth:

130.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Weymouth:

199.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Weymouth:

180.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Weymouth:

192.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Weymouth:

175.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Weymouth:

176.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Weymouth:

107.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Weymouth:

115.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Weymouth:

106.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Weymouth:

128.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Weymouth:

173.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Weymouth:

199.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Weymouth:

56.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Weymouth:

62.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Weymouth:

74.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Weymouth:

75.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Weymouth:

98.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Weymouth:

97.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Weymouth:

116.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Weymouth:

139.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Weymouth:

141.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Weymouth:

185.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Weymouth:

144.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Weymouth:

140.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Weymouth:

154.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Weymouth:

152.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Weymouth:

139.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Weymouth:

129.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Weymouth:

118.8
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 119 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Massachusetts average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 112 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Massachusetts average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 113 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Massachusetts average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 108 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Massachusetts average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 108 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 107 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 106 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Massachusetts average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 105 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Massachusetts average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 103 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 105 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 102 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 108 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 113 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 116 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 110 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 116 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 117 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Massachusetts average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Weymouth, MA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 02188.