Reported Annual Crime In Groton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGroton/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime224n/a (estimate)2,4382,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGroton/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape4n/a43.521.340.4
Robbery1n/a10.975.6102.8
Assault12n/a130.6128.0248.5
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)185227386
Burglary29n/a315.6280.9468.9
Theft162n/a1,763.01,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a174.1198.7236.9
Property crime207n/a (estimate)2,2531,8082,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Groton, CT for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Groton, 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 Groton, CT crime rates are 20% higher than in comparison to the Connecticut mean and are 14% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Groton, CT has a rate that is 19% lower than the Connecticut average; compared to the United States, it is 52% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Groton, CT is 25% higher than its state's mean, and 8% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Noank, CT2,10050398448
Mystic, CT3,90560481542
Ashaway, RI1,30777613690
Fishers Island, NY296152625776
Orient, NY713152625776
Groton Long Point, CT4450781781
Fenwick, CT6592730822
Groton, CT9,3481852,2532,438

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Groton is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.68 daily crimes that occur in Groton.
  • Groton is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Groton you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Groton has increased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Groton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Groton, CT on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Connecticut. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Groton, CT (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Connecticut state wide, are 1.20 times more than the state average and 1.16 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Groton, CT on a daily bases are 1.23 times less than than Connecticut average and 2.09 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Groton, CT are 1.25 times more than the daily state average and 1.09 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Groton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Groton, CT in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Connecticut as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Groton, CT to other cities in the state and across the country, Groton, CT is 31% safer than other cities of Connecticut and 49% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Connecticut cities and all around the United States, Groton, CT has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Groton, CT crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Groton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Groton is 1 in 541
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Groton is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Groton is 1 in 42
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Groton, CT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Groton, CT you have a 1 in 541 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 45 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Groton, CT.

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

A good indicator of whether Groton, 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 Groton, CT has decreased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Groton, CT has increased by 31% year over year. The number of total crimes in Groton, CT has increased by 23% year over year.

Groton police department

ItemGrotonConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)315,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.63.3
There are a total of 31 Groton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.6% greater than the Connecticut average and 8.7% 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.

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Lowell, IN9,347127770897
Fife, WA9,3467207,0467,766
Brandon, SD9,3500378378
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Groton, CT9,3481852,2532,438
Source: The Groton, 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.