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Total crime 76%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 75%
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 peopleChester Center/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)610 (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)67 (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)543 (estimate)1,6812,200

Key findings

  • Chester Center crime rates are 76% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Chester Center are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Chester Center you have a 1 in 165 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chester Center is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chester Center has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Chester Center (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester Center is 1 in 1496
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester Center is 1 in 185
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester Center is 1 in 165

      Year Over Year Crime In Chester Center (per 100,000 people)

      Chester Center police department

      ItemChester CenterConnecticutNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Madison Center, CT2,40432264296
      Essex Village, CT2,20932264296
      Old Saybrook Center, CT1,83045367412
      Saybrook Manor, CT1,19353427480
      Guilford Center, CT2,51754439493
      Westbrook Center, CT2,03664521585
      Higganum, CT1,74571578649
      Chester Center, CT1,98667543610

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      Sunray, TX1,9861861,0701,256
      Fairmead, CA1,9862071,1011,308
      Bowmansville, PA1,986107523630
      Berlin, PA1,986203304507
      South Pottstown, PA1,98695463559
      Chester Center, CT1,98667543610
      Source: The Chester Center, 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.