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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 95%
Property crime 47%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDarien/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime263n/a (estimate)1,1931,8882,580
Murder1n/a4.52.35.0
Rape0n/a0.023.542.6
Robbery1n/a4.561.486.2
Assault2n/a9.1120.2246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)18207381
Burglary13n/a59.0222.5376.0
Theft218n/a988.71,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft28n/a127.0206.7228.9
Property crime259n/a (estimate)1,1751,6812,200

Key findings

  • Darien crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Darien are 95% lower than the national average
  • In Darien you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Darien is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Darien has decreased by 5%

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 1.58 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.16 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Darien are 11.43 times less than than Connecticut and 20.98 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Darien are 1.43 times less than than Connecticut and 1.87 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 79% of Connecticut cities, and 81% 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 5513
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Darien is 1 in 86
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Darien is 1 in 84
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Darien, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 5513. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 86 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 84.

      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 increased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Darien has decreased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Darien has decreased by 5% 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
      Huntington Bay, NY1,51649202251
      Laurel Hollow, NY1,92949202251
      Mill Neck, NY1,00149202251
      Bedford, NY1,95349202251
      Upper Brookville, NY1,63449202251
      Lattingtown, NY1,67149202251
      Chappaqua, NY1,32849202251
      Darien, CT21,519181,1751,193

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Allison Park, PA21,5152061,0051,212
      Midlothian, TX21,530841,2751,359
      Roselle, NJ21,5072071,2901,496
      South Lake Tahoe, CA21,5068252,0582,883
      Lakeside, CA21,4885292,8183,348
      Darien, CT21,519181,1751,193
      Source: The Darien, 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.