Reported Annual Crime In Derby

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDerby/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime337n/a (estimate)2,6622,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDerby/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape6n/a47.421.340.4
Robbery21n/a165.975.6102.8
Assault12n/a94.8128.0248.5
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)308227386
Burglary65n/a513.4280.9468.9
Theft195n/a1,540.31,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft38n/a300.2198.7236.9
Property crime298n/a (estimate)2,3541,8082,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Derby, CT. These figures on reported criminal activity in Derby, CT, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Derby, CT is 31% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Connecticut, and when compared with the national average, is 6% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Derby, CT has 36% higher than violent crime rate than Connecticut average, while remaining 20% lower than the national average. In property crime, Derby, CT is 30% higher than the average of Connecticut and is 4% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southport, CT1,71132254286
Newtown, CT2,02711295306
Woodmont, CT1,53066529596
Westport, CT27,05525879904
Shelton, CT40,472671,0451,112
Cheshire Village, CT5,2641541,2271,381
Heritage Village, CT4,1261791,4231,601
Derby, CT12,8373082,3542,662

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Derby is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.29 daily crimes that occur in Derby.
  • Derby is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Derby you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Derby has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Derby (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Derby, CT per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Connecticut as well as national figures. In Derby, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.31 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.07 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Derby, CT are 1.36 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.25 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Derby, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.04 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Derby (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Derby, CT area in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Derby, CT being safer than 17% of cities in Connecticut and 40% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Connecticut cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Derby, CT. In conclusion, Derby, CT now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Derby

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Derby is 1 in 325
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Derby is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Derby is 1 in 38
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Derby, CT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Derby, CT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 325. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 43 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Derby, CT is 1 in 38.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Derby, CT is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Derby, CT has increased by 64%, while the property crime rate in Derby, CT has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Derby, CT has decreased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Derby police department

ItemDerbyConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)335,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
There are a total of 33 Derby police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.8% less than the Connecticut average and 21.8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Conneaut, OH12,8363863,3193,705
Dover, OH12,83993744837
Destin, FL12,8401841,1471,331
Atlantic Beach, FL12,8403462,5942,939
Bardstown, KY12,8331521,9502,102
Derby, CT12,8373082,3542,662
Source: The Derby, 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.