Reported Annual Crime In Stratford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStratford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,244n/a (estimate)2,3452,0312,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStratford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.34.9
Rape12n/a22.621.538.6
Robbery31n/a58.480.5101.9
Assault26n/a49.0113.1237.8
Violent crime69n/a (estimate)130219373
Burglary181n/a341.1280.0491.4
Theft829n/a1,562.41,355.51,775.4
Vehicle theft165n/a311.0176.5220.2
Property crime1,175n/a (estimate)2,2151,8122,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Stratford, CT. These figures on reported criminal activity in Stratford, 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 Stratford, CT is 15% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Connecticut, and when compared with the national average, is 18% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Stratford, CT has 40% lower than violent crime rate than Connecticut average, while remaining 65% lower than the national average. In property crime, Stratford, CT is 22% higher than the average of Connecticut and is 11% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southport, CT1,71131254285
Newtown, CT2,02742530573
Woodmont, CT1,53064530594
Bethel, CT9,47120864884
Westport, CT27,055229911,013
Stratford, CT52,0921302,2152,345

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Stratford is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.42 daily crimes that occur in Stratford.
  • Stratford is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Stratford you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Stratford has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Stratford (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Stratford, CT for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Connecticut as well as those across America as a whole. The Stratford, CT total amount of daily offenses is 1.15 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.22 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Stratford, CT is 1.68 times less than the Connecticut average, and it is 2.87 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Stratford, CT has a daily crime figure that is 1.22 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.12 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Stratford (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Stratford, CT? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Stratford, CT has been ranked safer than 35% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, Stratford, CT is safer than 58% 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 Stratford, CT. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Stratford, CT is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Stratford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Stratford is 1 in 769
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Stratford is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Stratford is 1 in 43
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Stratford, 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 Stratford, CT, you have a 1 in 769 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 46. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Stratford, CT is 1 in 43.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Stratford, CT is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Stratford, CT has increased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Stratford, CT has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Stratford, CT has decreased by 11% year to year.

Stratford police department

ItemStratfordConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1035,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 103 Stratford police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.9% less than the Connecticut average and 39.4% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Watsonville, CA52,0855653,6024,168
Pflugerville, TX52,1381351,4781,613
Oak Park, IL51,9881779151,092
Lehi, UT51,982851,1001,186
Hoboken, NJ51,9792661,6801,946
Stratford, CT52,0921302,2152,345
Source: The Stratford, 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.