Reported Annual Crime In Bethel

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethel/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime180n/a (estimate)9091,9982,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethel/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.85.3
Rape2n/a10.123.341.7
Robbery3n/a15.278.498.0
Assault4n/a20.2123.4248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)45228383
Burglary20n/a101.0247.8430.4
Theft147n/a742.61,318.51,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a20.2203.7237.4
Property crime171n/a (estimate)8641,7702,362

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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 54% lower than the average of crimes committed in Connecticut. It is also 67% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bethel, CT shows a crime rate that is 80% lower than the Connecticut average. The crime rate is also 88% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bethel, CT is shown to be 51% lower than the Connecticut average and 63% lower than the national average.
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The Bethel crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bethel as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Bethel crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bethel is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.49 daily crimes that occur in Bethel.
  • Bethel is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bethel you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bethel has increased by 3%.

Compare Bethel, CT Crime To Other Cities

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 2.20 times less than the Connecticut average and 3.02 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bethel, CT is 5.01 times less than the Connecticut average and 8.42 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bethel, CT has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.05 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.73 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 86% 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 2200
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethel is 1 in 116
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethel is 1 in 110
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 2200 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 116. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bethel, CT is 1 in 110.

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 increased by 125%, the amount of property crime in Bethel, CT has not changed, and the total amount of crime in Bethel, CT has increased by 3% 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
Golden's Bridge, NY1,77350212263
Bedford, NY1,95350212263
Georgetown, CT1,82132248280
Katonah, NY2,07756237293
Newtown, CT2,00939340380
Peach Lake, NY1,57375319394
Ridgefield, CT7,5520438438
Bethel, CT9,54145864909

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hampton, NH9,5421801,2951,475
Winslow, AZ9,5396868,1428,828
Winfield, IL9,54341895936
North Gates, NY9,5374511,9132,365
Steger, IL9,5352863,0843,370
Bethel, CT9,54145864909
Source: The Bethel, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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