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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 42%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDanbury/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,142n/a (estimate)1,3411,6102,489
Murder1n/a1.22.95.0
Rape15n/a17.621.642.6
Robbery28n/a32.954.181.6
Assault53n/a62.2105.0250.2
Violent crime97n/a (estimate)114184379
Burglary132n/a155.0180.7340.5
Theft827n/a971.01,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft86n/a101.0167.3219.9
Property crime1,045n/a (estimate)1,2271,4272,110

Key findings

  • Danbury crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Danbury are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Danbury you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Danbury is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Danbury has decreased by 11%

Danbury crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Danbury (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Danbury, per 100,000 residents. In Danbury, the total number of daily crimes is 1.20 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.86 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Danbury are 1.61 times less than the Connecticut average and 3.33 times less than the national average. For property crime, Danbury has a daily crime rate that is 1.16 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.72 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Danbury (higher is better)

      How safe is Danbury, Connecticut compared to other cities in Connecticut and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Danbury is safer than 53% of the cities in Connecticut and 67% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Connecticut and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Danbury. Overall, Danbury is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Danbury

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Danbury is 1 in 879
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Danbury is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Danbury is 1 in 75
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Danbury, Connecticut you have a 1 in 879 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 82 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Danbury.

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

      Determining whether Danbury is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Danbury violent crime rates have decreased by 26%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Danbury has decreased by 11% in the same time frame.

      Danbury police department

      ItemDanburyConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1505,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 150 Danbury police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.6% less than the Connecticut average and 43.7% 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
      Brewster, NY2,2940213213
      Georgetown, CT1,82126200226
      Newtown, CT2,00922205227
      Golden's Bridge, NY1,77350193243
      Bedford, NY1,95350193243
      Katonah, NY2,07756215272
      Ridgefield, CT7,5524287291
      Danbury, CT83,8901141,2271,341

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cicero, IL83,9723171,9432,260
      O'Fallon, MO84,0181271,1331,260
      Hoover, AL84,1001332,2432,377
      Chino, CA83,6703522,3822,735
      Edinburg, TX84,3992792,9333,211
      Danbury, CT83,8901141,2271,341
      Source: The Danbury, 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.