Reported Annual Crime In Bethel

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethel/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime163n/a (estimate)8272,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethel/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.12.25.3
Rape0n/a0.021.340.4
Robbery0n/a0.075.6102.8
Assault0n/a0.0128.0248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)5227386
Burglary26n/a131.9280.9468.9
Theft121n/a613.81,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft15n/a76.1198.7236.9
Property crime162n/a (estimate)8221,8082,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bethel, CT is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 59% lower than the average of crimes committed in Connecticut. It is also 71% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bethel, CT shows a crime rate that is 98% lower than the Connecticut average. The crime rate is also 99% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bethel, CT is shown to be 55% lower than the Connecticut average and 66% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bethel is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.27 daily crimes that occur in Bethel.
  • Bethel is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bethel you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bethel has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Bethel (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bethel, CT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national scale. In Bethel, CT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.46 times less than the Connecticut average and 3.43 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bethel, CT is 44.77 times less than the Connecticut average and 76.15 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bethel, CT has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.20 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.98 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bethel (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Bethel, CT area in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bethel, CT being safer than 90% of cities in Connecticut and 91% 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 Bethel, CT. In conclusion, Bethel, CT now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bethel

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bethel is 1 in 19713
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethel is 1 in 122
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethel is 1 in 121
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bethel, 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 Bethel, CT, you have a 1 in 19713 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 122. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bethel, CT is 1 in 121.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bethel, 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 Bethel, CT has decreased by 75%, the amount of property crime in Bethel, CT has decreased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Bethel, CT has decreased by 6% year to year.

Bethel police department

ItemBethelConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)475,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 47 Bethel police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4% less than the Connecticut average and 23.2% 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
Bedford, NY1,95353217270
Golden's Bridge, NY1,77353217270
Georgetown, CT1,82132254286
Ridgefield, CT7,5528284292
Katonah, NY2,07759243301
Newtown, CT2,00911295306
Peach Lake, NY1,57379326405
Bethel, CT9,5415822827

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hampton, NH9,5421691,1851,354
Winfield, IL9,54331584615
Winslow, AZ9,5397837,0877,870
North Gates, NY9,5374751,9542,429
Steger, IL9,5352103,0313,241
Bethel, CT9,5415822827
Source: The Bethel, 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.