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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 9%
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 peopleEast Hartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,323n/a (estimate)2,6361,8882,580
Murder1n/a2.02.35.0
Rape21n/a41.823.542.6
Robbery61n/a121.661.486.2
Assault34n/a67.8120.2246.8
Violent crime117n/a (estimate)233207381
Burglary185n/a368.6222.5376.0
Theft831n/a1,655.91,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft190n/a378.6206.7228.9
Property crime1,206n/a (estimate)2,4031,6812,200

Key findings

  • East Hartford crime rates are 2% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Hartford are 39% lower than the national average
  • In East Hartford you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Hartford is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Hartford has decreased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In East Hartford (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in East Hartford, Connecticut is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for East Hartford are 1.40 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.02 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in East Hartford are 1.12 times more than than Connecticut and 1.63 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in East Hartford are 1.43 times more than than Connecticut and 1.09 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is East Hartford (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of East Hartford to every other city in Connecticut, as well as the entirety of the United States, is East Hartford safe? The gauges above illustrate that East Hartford is safer than 19% of every city located within Connecticut along with 40% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Connecticut and in the United States as a whole. As a result, East Hartford, CT is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Hartford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Hartford is 1 in 429
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Hartford is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Hartford is 1 in 38
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in East Hartford? In East Hartford, you have a 1 in 429 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 42. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in East Hartford, CT is 1 in 38.

      Year Over Year Crime In East Hartford (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether East Hartford is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. East Hartford violent crime rates have decreased by 12%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for East Hartford has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

      East Hartford police department

      ItemEast HartfordConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1575,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
      There are a total of 157 East Hartford police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.3% greater than the Connecticut average and 6.1% 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
      West Simsbury, CT2,35434279314
      Weatogue, CT3,17969559628
      Canton Valley, CT1,50070571642
      Crystal Lake, CT2,06872583655
      Portland, CT5,60775642717
      Tariffville, CT1,31582665747
      Salmon Brook, CT2,56883676759
      East Hartford, CT50,8342332,4032,636

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lakewood, OH50,8661161,3461,462
      Tigard, OR50,7872122,8923,103
      Enid, OK50,8913452,8443,188
      Grand Island, NE50,8954662,9073,373
      Kentwood, MI50,7613702,1082,477
      East Hartford, CT50,8342332,4032,636
      Source: The East Hartford, 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.