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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 65%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)861 (estimate)1,8882,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a23.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a61.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a120.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)94 (estimate)207381
Burglaryn/an/an/a222.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a206.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)767 (estimate)1,6812,200

Key findings

  • Canaan crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Canaan are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Canaan you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Canaan is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Canaan has decreased by 6%

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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 1059
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canaan is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Canaan is 1 in 117

      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, NY1,148130535665
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      Falls Village, CT4901971,6001,796
      Norfolk, CT4912201,7902,010
      Canaan, CT1,19294767861

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      Worden, IL1,1921889011,090
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      Canaan, CT1,19294767861
      Source: The Canaan, 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.