Reported Annual Crime In Middletown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddletown/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime997n/a (estimate)2,1402,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddletown/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape5n/a10.721.340.4
Robbery23n/a49.475.6102.8
Assault42n/a90.2128.0248.5
Violent crime70n/a (estimate)150227386
Burglary109n/a234.0280.9468.9
Theft731n/a1,569.31,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft87n/a186.8198.7236.9
Property crime927n/a (estimate)1,9901,8082,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Middletown, CT. These figures on reported criminal activity in Middletown, 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 Middletown, CT is 5% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Connecticut, and when compared with the national average, is 25% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Middletown, CT has 34% lower than violent crime rate than Connecticut average, while remaining 61% lower than the national average. In property crime, Middletown, CT is 10% higher than the average of Connecticut and is 19% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Essex Village, CT2,17436284319
Chester Center, CT1,76167536603
Durham, CT2,92472573645
Moodus, CT1,40381647729
Lake Pocotopaug, CT2,99483659742
Higganum, CT1,67383660743
East Hampton, CT2,40231833865
Middletown, CT47,4241501,9902,140

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Middletown is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.86 daily crimes that occur in Middletown.
  • Middletown is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Middletown you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Middletown has increased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Middletown (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Middletown, CT per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national level. In Middletown, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.33 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Middletown, CT is 1.51 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.57 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Middletown, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.23 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Middletown (higher is better)

How safe is Middletown, CT compared to other cities in Connecticut and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Middletown, CT is safer than 48% of the cities in Connecticut and 57% 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 Middletown, CT. Overall, Middletown, CT is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middletown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middletown is 1 in 666
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middletown is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Middletown is 1 in 47
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Middletown, CT? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Middletown, CT, then there is a 1 in 666 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 47 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Middletown, CT.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Middletown, 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 Middletown, CT has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Middletown, CT has increased by 29% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Middletown, CT has increased by 27% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Middletown police department

ItemMiddletownConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1215,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 121 Middletown police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.9% less than the Connecticut average and 22.6% 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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Roseville, MI47,4085163,8344,350
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Parker, CO47,515911,1741,266
Pearl City, HI47,2773002,9043,204
Middletown, CT47,4241501,9902,140
Source: The Middletown, 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.