Reported Annual Crime In Bridgeport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgeport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,492n/a (estimate)3,0292,0312,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgeport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder19n/a12.83.34.9
Rape80n/a53.921.538.6
Robbery441n/a297.380.5101.9
Assault456n/a307.5113.1237.8
Violent crime996n/a (estimate)672219373
Burglary817n/a550.9280.0491.4
Theft2,053n/a1,384.21,355.51,775.4
Vehicle theft626n/a422.1176.5220.2
Property crime3,496n/a (estimate)2,3571,8122,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Bridgeport, CT is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Bridgeport, CT. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Bridgeport, CT averages 49% higher than the rest of Connecticut while the rate of crime on a national scale is 6% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Bridgeport, CT is 207% higher than the average rate of crime in Connecticut and 80% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 30% higher than the remainder of the state of Connecticut and 5% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Bridgeport, CT area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bridgeport is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.3 daily crimes that occur in Bridgeport.
  • Bridgeport is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bridgeport you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bridgeport has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Bridgeport (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bridgeport, CT for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Connecticut as well as those across America as a whole. The Bridgeport, CT total amount of daily offenses is 1.49 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.06 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bridgeport, CT is 3.07 times more than the Connecticut average, and it is 1.80 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bridgeport, CT has a daily crime figure that is 1.30 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.06 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bridgeport (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bridgeport, CT compared to other areas of Connecticut, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bridgeport, CT safer than 2% when compared to other Connecticut cities, and 14% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Connecticut, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bridgeport, CT. At this time, Bridgeport, CT sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bridgeport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bridgeport is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bridgeport is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bridgeport is 1 in 34
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bridgeport, CT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bridgeport, CT you have a 1 in 149 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bridgeport, CT.

Year Over Year Crime In Bridgeport (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Bridgeport, CT is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Bridgeport, CT has decreased by 26%, while the property crime rate in Bridgeport, CT has decreased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Bridgeport, CT has decreased by 20% year over year.

Bridgeport police department

ItemBridgeportConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4545,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
There are a total of 454 Bridgeport police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.5% greater than the Connecticut average and 4.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Connecticut

StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Georgetown, CT1,81931254285
Southport, CT1,71131254285
Woodmont, CT1,53064530594
Cannondale, CT17388732820
Bethel, CT9,47120864884
Bridgeport, CT146,6806722,3573,029

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Alexandria, VA146,4222041,8692,073
Paterson, NJ146,3417992,5023,300
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Cary, NC146,041511,1871,237
Sunnyvale, CA145,9211041,5451,648
Bridgeport, CT146,6806722,3573,029
Source: The Bridgeport, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.