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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 6%
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 Haven/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime614n/a (estimate)2,1321,8882,580
Murder1n/a3.52.35.0
Rape3n/a10.423.542.6
Robbery8n/a27.861.486.2
Assault9n/a31.2120.2246.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)73207381
Burglary60n/a208.3222.5376.0
Theft434n/a1,506.71,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft99n/a343.7206.7228.9
Property crime593n/a (estimate)2,0591,6812,200

Key findings

  • East Haven crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Haven are 81% lower than the national average
  • In East Haven you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Haven is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Haven has decreased by 5%

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

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in East Haven, CT per 100,000 people. In East Haven, the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.21 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in East Haven is 2.84 times less than the Connecticut average and 5.22 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, East Haven has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.07 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is East Haven (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and all other cities across the US, is East Haven safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that East Haven is safer than 52% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, East Haven is safer than 57% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Connecticut and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than East Haven. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that East Haven is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Haven

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Haven is 1 in 1372
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Haven is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Haven is 1 in 47
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in East Haven? If you reside in East Haven, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1372. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 49 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in East Haven, is 1 in 47.

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

      A good indicator of whether East Haven is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in East Haven has decreased by 49%, while the property crime rate in East Haven has decreased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in East Haven has decreased by 5% year over year.

      East Haven police department

      ItemEast HavenConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)525,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 52 East Haven police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.8% less than the Connecticut average and 45.4% 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
      Madison Center, CT2,40432264296
      Guilford Center, CT2,51754439493
      Woodmont, CT1,42556459515
      Durham, CT2,68773590662
      Shelton, CT40,97955687742
      Cheshire Village, CT6,1031461,1891,336
      Branford Center, CT6,3601671,3521,519
      East Haven, CT29,015732,0592,132

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norwood, MA29,0181339051,039
      Opelika, AL29,0305453,9394,484
      Burton, MI28,9954462,4072,853
      Suisun City, CA29,0453112,1002,411
      Sanford, NC29,0482172,6522,869
      East Haven, CT29,015732,0592,132
      Source: The East Haven, 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.