Reported Annual Crime In West Hartford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,629n/a (estimate)2,5872,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape2n/a3.221.340.4
Robbery38n/a60.375.6102.8
Assault0n/a0.0128.0248.5
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)64227386
Burglary131n/a208.0280.9468.9
Theft1,351n/a2,145.21,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft107n/a169.9198.7236.9
Property crime1,589n/a (estimate)2,5231,8082,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in West Hartford, CT. All reported West Hartford, CT crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the West Hartford, CT overall crime rate is 27% higher than in comparison to the Connecticut average; and is also 9% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in West Hartford, CT, the rate is 72% lower than compared to the Connecticut average, and 84% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, West Hartford, CT comes in at 40% higher than to the average seen in Connecticut, and 3% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Simsbury, CT2,35441329370
Canton Valley, CT1,50070560630
Weatogue, CT3,17980640720
Lake Pocotopaug, CT3,41583659742
Salmon Brook, CT2,56889705794
Tariffville, CT1,31596763859
East Hampton, CT2,69331833865
West Hartford, CT63,187642,5232,587

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Hartford is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.09 daily crimes that occur in West Hartford.
  • West Hartford is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Hartford you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Hartford has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In West Hartford (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in West Hartford, CT per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national level. In West Hartford, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.27 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.10 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West Hartford, CT is 3.58 times less than the Connecticut average and 6.08 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West Hartford, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.03 times more than the national average.

How Safe is West Hartford (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is West Hartford, CT? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Hartford, CT has been ranked safer than 56% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, West Hartford, 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 West Hartford, CT. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Hartford, CT is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Hartford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Hartford is 1 in 1575
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Hartford is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Hartford is 1 in 39
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in West Hartford, CT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In West Hartford, CT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1575. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 40 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in West Hartford, CT is 1 in 39.

Year Over Year Crime In West Hartford (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for West Hartford, CT is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in West Hartford, 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 decreased by 26% in West Hartford, CT, while property crimes in West Hartford, CT have increased by 8%. Crimes in total for West Hartford, CT have increased by 7% year over year.

West Hartford police department

ItemWest HartfordConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1455,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 145 West Hartford police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.2% less than the Connecticut average and 29.8% 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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Eden Prairie, MN63,206561,1381,195
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Santa Cruz, CA63,3108025,5576,358
Alpharetta, GA63,013542,0142,068
Florence-Graham, CA63,3907664,3925,157
West Hartford, CT63,187642,5232,587
Source: The West Hartford, 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.