Reported Annual Crime In Norwich

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorwich/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime752n/a (estimate)1,8762,0312,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorwich/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a5.03.34.9
Rape11n/a27.421.538.6
Robbery28n/a69.980.5101.9
Assault86n/a214.5113.1237.8
Violent crime127n/a (estimate)317219373
Burglary154n/a384.2280.0491.4
Theft432n/a1,077.71,355.51,775.4
Vehicle theft39n/a97.3176.5220.2
Property crime625n/a (estimate)1,5591,8122,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Norwich, CT. These figures on reported criminal activity in Norwich, 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 Norwich, CT is 8% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Connecticut, and when compared with the national average, is 34% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Norwich, CT has 45% higher than violent crime rate than Connecticut average, while remaining 15% lower than the national average. In property crime, Norwich, CT is 14% lower than the average of Connecticut and is 37% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Norwich is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.14 daily crimes that occur in Norwich.
  • Norwich is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Norwich you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Norwich has decreased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Norwich (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Norwich, CT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national scale. In Norwich, CT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.08 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.52 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Norwich, CT is 1.45 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.18 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Norwich, CT has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.16 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.60 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Norwich (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Norwich, CT? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Norwich, CT has been ranked safer than 19% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, Norwich, CT is safer than 42% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Connecticut and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Norwich, CT. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Norwich, CT is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norwich

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norwich is 1 in 316
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norwich is 1 in 65
The chance of being a victim of crime in Norwich is 1 in 54
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Norwich, CT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Norwich, CT you have a 1 in 316 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 65 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Norwich, CT.

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

Determining whether Norwich, 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. Norwich, CT has decreased by 17% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 26% year over year. Total crimes for Norwich, CT has decreased by 24% in the same time frame.

Norwich police department

ItemNorwichConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1005,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 100 Norwich police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% less than the Connecticut average and 24.4% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Noank, CT2,10048399447
Mystic, CT3,90558482540
South Coventry, CT1,03676634710
South Windham, CT1,603103855958
Poquonock Bridge, CT1,649105872977
Norwich, CT40,3783171,5591,876

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Beverly, MA40,3701539111,063
Edmonds, WA40,3431532,5662,719
La Puente, CA40,3422911,1791,470
Fitchburg, MA40,4198402,6073,447
Campbell, CA40,3272123,3533,565
Norwich, CT40,3783171,5591,876
Source: The Norwich, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.