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


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

Crime rate in Lynnfield, MA

The 2019 crime rate in Lynnfield, MA is 29 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 9.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 10.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Lynnfield crime rate fell by 31% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Lynnfield has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Lynnfield, MA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lynnfield:

28.6
Wakefield:

63.6
Peabody:

109.7
Reading:

23.6
Saugus:

130.8
Stoneham:

94.4
Melrose:

53.2
Middleton:

28.2
Danvers:

90.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lynnfield by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(43.0)
2
(17.5)
3
(26.4)
2
(17.4)
3
(25.1)
2
(17.1)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(30.9)
2
(15.3)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(103.3)
15
(131.2)
7
(61.6)
4
(34.8)
6
(50.2)
9
(77.1)
6
(50.9)
1
(8.4)
8
(63.3)
7
(54.1)
4
(30.9)
5
(38.3)
2
(15.2)
2
(15.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
62
(533.8)
116
(1,015)
29
(255.3)
15
(130.4)
36
(301.2)
63
(540.0)
30
(254.4)
14
(117.6)
18
(142.5)
20
(154.4)
14
(108.1)
5
(38.3)
4
(30.4)
8
(60.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
96
(826.5)
93
(813.7)
114
(1,004)
165
(1,435)
142
(1,188)
159
(1,363)
70
(593.7)
111
(932.8)
72
(569.8)
77
(594.6)
71
(548.4)
93
(713.1)
86
(654.4)
68
(517.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(129.1)
8
(70.0)
9
(79.2)
3
(26.1)
7
(58.6)
6
(51.4)
6
(50.9)
8
(67.2)
3
(23.7)
6
(46.3)
5
(38.6)
6
(46.0)
3
(22.8)
1
(7.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index114.3140.798.780.8124.3117.058.355.147.349.163.547.241.528.6

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.




According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lynnfield, Massachusetts as of February 09, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lynnfield is 12,645 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
Lynnfield:

7.6
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Lynnfield:

19.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lynnfield:

26.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lynnfield:

46.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lynnfield:

27.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lynnfield:

31.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lynnfield:

8.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lynnfield:

29.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lynnfield:

47.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lynnfield:

71.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lynnfield:

26.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lynnfield:

61.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lynnfield:

74.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lynnfield:

73.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Property crime rate in 2019
Lynnfield:

39.2
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Lynnfield:

42.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Lynnfield:

50.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lynnfield:

54.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lynnfield:

67.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lynnfield:

60.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lynnfield:

80.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lynnfield:

88.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lynnfield:

183.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lynnfield:

128.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lynnfield:

101.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lynnfield:

113.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lynnfield:

254.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lynnfield:

167.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lynnfield:

166.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lynnfield:

164.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lynnfield:

196.2
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: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Massachusetts average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Massachusetts average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Massachusetts average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 25 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Massachusetts average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Massachusetts average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Massachusetts average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Massachusetts average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Massachusetts average:

2.56

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

Zip codes: 01940.