Reported Annual Crime In Danbury

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDanbury/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,524n/a (estimate)1,7862,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDanbury/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape30n/a35.221.340.4
Robbery75n/a87.975.6102.8
Assault56n/a65.6128.0248.5
Violent crime161n/a (estimate)189227386
Burglary168n/a196.9280.9468.9
Theft1,056n/a1,237.51,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft139n/a162.9198.7236.9
Property crime1,363n/a (estimate)1,5971,8082,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Danbury, CT for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Danbury, CT is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Danbury, CT crime rates are 12% lower than in comparison to the Connecticut mean and are 37% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Danbury, CT has a rate that is 17% lower than the Connecticut average; compared to the United States, it is 51% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Danbury, CT is 12% lower than its state's mean, and 35% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Golden's Bridge, NY1,55953217270
Katonah, NY1,78153217270
Georgetown, CT1,81932254286
Ridgefield, CT7,5998284292
Bedford, NY2,24859243301
Newtown, CT2,02711295306
Peach Lake, NY1,66591373463
Danbury, CT82,7811891,5971,786

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Danbury is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.89 daily crimes that occur in Danbury.
  • Danbury is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Danbury you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Danbury has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Danbury (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Danbury, CT per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Connecticut as well as national figures. In Danbury, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.14 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.59 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Danbury, CT are 1.20 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.05 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Danbury, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.13 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.53 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Danbury (higher is better)

How safe is Danbury, CT compared to other cities in Connecticut and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Danbury, CT is safer than 40% of the cities in Connecticut and 59% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Connecticut and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Danbury, CT. Overall, Danbury, CT is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Danbury

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Danbury is 1 in 531
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Danbury is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Danbury is 1 in 56
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Danbury, CT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Danbury, CT you have a 1 in 531 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 63 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Danbury, CT.

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

Determining whether Danbury, CT is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Danbury, CT has increased by 2% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Danbury, CT has decreased by 1% in the same time frame.

Danbury police department

ItemDanburyConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1505,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 150 Danbury police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.6% less than the Connecticut average and 43.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sioux City, IA82,7194413,9214,361
Champaign, IL82,8487183,2593,977
Hoover, AL82,849121332453
Indio, CA82,5394902,1792,669
Town 'n' Country, FL82,5065513,4413,992
Danbury, CT82,7811891,5971,786
Source: The Danbury, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.