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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 96%
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 peopleDarien/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime270n/a (estimate)1,2341,6102,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape0n/a0.021.642.6
Robbery1n/a4.654.181.6
Assault2n/a9.1105.0250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)14184379
Burglary29n/a132.5180.7340.5
Theft206n/a941.51,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft32n/a146.3167.3219.9
Property crime267n/a (estimate)1,2201,4272,110

Key findings

  • Darien crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Darien are 96% lower than the national average
  • In Darien you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Darien is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Darien has increased by 3%

Darien crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Darien (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Darien, Connecticut is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Darien are 1.30 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.02 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Darien are 13.39 times less than than Connecticut and 27.67 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Darien are 1.17 times less than than Connecticut and 1.73 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Darien (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Darien, Connecticut compared to other areas of Connecticut, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Darien safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Darien is safer than 73% of Connecticut cities, and 79% 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 Darien. At this time, Darien sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Darien

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Darien is 1 in 7294
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Darien is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Darien is 1 in 82
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Darien, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 7294. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 82 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Darien is 1 in 82.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Darien, CT is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Darien has decreased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Darien has increased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Darien has increased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Darien police department

      ItemDarienConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)575,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 57 Darien police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.3% greater than the Connecticut average and 16.5% 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
      Rye, NY15,949695102
      Georgetown, CT1,82126200226
      Southport, CT1,69426200226
      Chappaqua, NY1,32850193243
      Upper Brookville, NY1,63450193243
      Laurel Hollow, NY1,92950193243
      Bedford, NY1,95350193243
      Darien, CT21,519141,2201,234

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Allison Park, PA21,5152069461,153
      Midlothian, TX21,5304002,2802,680
      Roselle, NJ21,5073061,5481,854
      South Lake Tahoe, CA21,5065022,0302,532
      Lakeside, CA21,4885222,7603,282
      Darien, CT21,519141,2201,234
      Source: The Darien, 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.