Reported Annual Crime In New Haven

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Haven/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,711n/a (estimate)5,1452,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Haven/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder13n/a10.02.25.3
Rape66n/a50.621.340.4
Robbery400n/a306.775.6102.8
Assault740n/a567.4128.0248.5
Violent crime1,219n/a (estimate)935227386
Burglary832n/a637.9280.9468.9
Theft3,925n/a3,009.41,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft735n/a563.5198.7236.9
Property crime5,492n/a (estimate)4,2111,8082,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in New Haven, CT. The total number of reported crimes in New Haven, CT is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall New Haven, CT crime rate is 153% higher than the Connecticut average and is 81% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, New Haven, CT has a violent crime rate that is 312% higher than the Connecticut average and 142% higher than the national average. For property crime, New Haven, CT is 133% higher than the Connecticut average and 72% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Guilford Center, CT2,39447371417
Woodmont, CT1,53066529596
Durham, CT2,92472573645
Shelton, CT40,472671,0451,112
Cheshire Village, CT5,2641541,2271,381
Branford Center, CT6,2551801,4331,613
Naugatuck, CT31,7901181,7321,849
New Haven, CT130,5539354,2115,145

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New Haven is 81% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.1 daily crimes that occur in New Haven.
  • New Haven is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Haven you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Haven has increased by 66%.

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Daily Crime In New Haven (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in New Haven, CT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national scale. In New Haven, CT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.53 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.81 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in New Haven, CT is 4.12 times more than the Connecticut average and 2.42 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, New Haven, CT has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.33 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.72 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is New Haven (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the New Haven, CT area in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show New Haven, CT being safer than 2% of cities in Connecticut and 4% 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 New Haven, CT. In conclusion, New Haven, CT now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Haven

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Haven is 1 in 107
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Haven is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in New Haven is 1 in 20
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in New Haven, CT? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In New Haven, CT, you have a 1 in 107 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 24. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in New Haven, CT is 1 in 20.

Year Over Year Crime In New Haven (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for New Haven, CT is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in New Haven, CT has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 181% in New Haven, CT, while property crimes in New Haven, CT have increased by 52%. Crimes in total for New Haven, CT have increased by 66% year over year.

New Haven police department

ItemNew HavenConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4615,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
There are a total of 461 New Haven police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.3% greater than the Connecticut average and 8.6% greater 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
Sterling Heights, MI130,6041831,1421,324
Frisco, TX130,499771,4681,546
Olathe, KS129,9131631,5641,728
Columbia, SC131,3318305,4836,313
Bellevue, WA132,268983,2593,356
New Haven, CT130,5539354,2115,145
Source: The New Haven, 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.