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Total crime 0%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 12%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgeport/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,778n/a (estimate)2,5731,8882,580
Murder11n/a7.52.35.0
Rape83n/a56.523.542.6
Robbery325n/a221.461.486.2
Assault526n/a358.3120.2246.8
Violent crime945n/a (estimate)644207381
Burglary588n/a400.5222.5376.0
Theft1,647n/a1,121.81,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft598n/a407.3206.7228.9
Property crime2,833n/a (estimate)1,9301,6812,200

Key findings

  • Bridgeport crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bridgeport are 69% higher than the national average
  • In Bridgeport you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bridgeport is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bridgeport has decreased by 21%

Bridgeport crime map

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The Bridgeport crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bridgeport as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bridgeport crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bridgeport (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Bridgeport for every 100,000 residents. The Bridgeport total amount of daily crime is 1.36 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.00 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bridgeport, is 3.10 times more than the Connecticut average, and it is 1.69 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Bridgeport has a daily crime average that is 1.15 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.14 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Bridgeport (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bridgeport, Connecticut compared to other areas of Connecticut, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Bridgeport safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Bridgeport is safer than 4% of Connecticut cities, and 14% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Connecticut, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bridgeport. At this time, Bridgeport sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bridgeport

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bridgeport is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bridgeport is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bridgeport is 1 in 39
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Bridgeport, Connecticut you have a 1 in 156 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bridgeport.

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

      A good indicator of whether Bridgeport is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Bridgeport has decreased by 28%, while the property crime rate in Bridgeport has decreased by 17% year over year. The number of total crimes in Bridgeport has decreased by 21% year over year.

      Bridgeport police department

      ItemBridgeportConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4545,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
      There are a total of 454 Bridgeport police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.5% greater than the Connecticut average and 4.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Connecticut

      StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
      Connecticut6,088184266
      There are a total of 6,088 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 31% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Georgetown, CT1,82129236265
      Southport, CT1,69429236265
      Woodmont, CT1,42556459515
      Bethel, CT9,54120721741
      Shelton, CT40,97955687742
      Westport, CT27,51111852863
      Wilton Center, CT6751281,0371,165
      Bridgeport, CT147,0226441,9302,573

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Paterson, NJ146,8947332,4263,159
      Torrance, CA147,3071821,8392,020
      Joliet, IL147,5153271,5561,884
      Clarksville, TN146,2816662,8893,555
      Hollywood, FL148,1142332,7933,026
      Bridgeport, CT147,0226441,9302,573
      Source: The Bridgeport, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.