Reported Annual Crime In Putnam

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePutnam/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime118n/a (estimate)1,2592,0312,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePutnam/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.34.9
Rape3n/a32.021.538.6
Robbery5n/a53.380.5101.9
Assault17n/a181.3113.1237.8
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)267219373
Burglary22n/a234.7280.0491.4
Theft70n/a746.71,355.51,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a10.7176.5220.2
Property crime93n/a (estimate)9921,8122,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Putnam, CT. The total number of reported crimes in Putnam, 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 Putnam, CT crime rate is 38% lower than the Connecticut average and is 56% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Putnam, CT has a violent crime rate that is 22% higher than the Connecticut average and 28% lower than the national average. For property crime, Putnam, CT is 45% lower than the Connecticut average and 60% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chepachet, RI1,51083650733
Harrisville, RI1,96585669754
South Woodstock, CT1,15090750840
Holland, MA1,405169729898
East Brooklyn, CT1,784102845946
Putnam, CT7,2492679921,259

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Putnam is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.45 daily crimes that occur in Putnam.
  • Putnam is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Putnam you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Putnam has decreased by 38%.

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Daily Crime In Putnam (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Putnam, CT per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Connecticut as well as national figures. In Putnam, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.61 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.27 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Putnam, CT are 1.22 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.40 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Putnam, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.83 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.51 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Putnam (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Putnam, CT area in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Putnam, CT being safer than 29% of cities in Connecticut and 53% 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 Putnam, CT. In conclusion, Putnam, CT now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Putnam

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Putnam is 1 in 375
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Putnam is 1 in 101
The chance of being a victim of crime in Putnam is 1 in 80
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Putnam, 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 Putnam, CT, then there is a 1 in 375 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 101. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 80 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Putnam, CT.

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

A good indicator of whether Putnam, 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 Putnam, CT has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Putnam, CT has decreased by 43% year over year. The number of total crimes in Putnam, CT has decreased by 38% year over year.

Putnam police department

ItemPutnamConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

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
Belen, NM7,2491,6935,8907,583
Winooski, VT7,2502632,2162,480
Tell City, IN7,251282,0542,082
Orland Hills, IL7,2522961,5321,828
Escalon, CA7,2521482,2422,390
Putnam, CT7,2492679921,259
Source: The Putnam, 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.