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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 69%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanaan/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)735 (estimate)1,6102,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a21.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a54.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a105.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)84 (estimate)184379
Burglaryn/an/an/a180.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a167.3219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)651 (estimate)1,4272,110

Key findings

  • Canaan crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Canaan are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Canaan you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Canaan is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Canaan has decreased by 15%

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The Canaan crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Canaan 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 Canaan crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Canaan (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canaan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canaan is 1 in 1192
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canaan is 1 in 154
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Canaan is 1 in 137

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

      Canaan police department

      ItemCanaanConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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.

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      Amenia, NY1,148133510644
      Northwest Harwinton, CT3,10393719811
      Lakeville, CT9031351,0511,186
      Torrington, CT35,2271061,0951,201
      Falls Village, CT4901751,3581,533
      Taconic Shores, NY6053251,2411,566
      Norfolk, CT4911961,5191,715
      Canaan, CT1,19284651735

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      Hebron, MD1,1922341,0041,238
      Newark, TX1,1921971,1251,322
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      Quinby, SC1,192000
      Worden, IL1,1921908611,050
      Canaan, CT1,19284651735
      Source: The Canaan, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.