Reported Annual Crime In East Haven

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Haven/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime648n/a (estimate)2,2551,9982,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Haven/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.85.3
Rape6n/a20.923.341.7
Robbery23n/a80.078.498.0
Assault12n/a41.8123.4248.9
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)143228383
Burglary75n/a261.0247.8430.4
Theft462n/a1,607.61,318.51,694.4
Vehicle theft70n/a243.6203.7237.4
Property crime607n/a (estimate)2,1121,7702,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in East Haven, CT is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in East Haven, CT. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in East Haven, CT averages 13% higher than the rest of Connecticut while the rate of crime on a national scale is 18% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in East Haven, CT is 37% lower than the average rate of crime in Connecticut and 63% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 19% higher than the remainder of the state of Connecticut and 11% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the East Haven, CT area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The East Haven crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in East Haven is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.18 daily crimes that occur in East Haven.
  • East Haven is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In East Haven you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in East Haven has decreased by 3%.

Compare East Haven, CT Crime To Other Cities

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. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national level. In East Haven, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.22 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in East Haven, CT is 1.60 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.68 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, East Haven, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is East Haven (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is East Haven, CT? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that East Haven, CT has been ranked safer than 48% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, East Haven, CT is safer than 55% 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, CT. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that East Haven, CT 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 701
The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Haven is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in East Haven is 1 in 45
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in East Haven, CT? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in East Haven, CT, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 701. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 48 that you become a victim. 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, CT is 1 in 45.

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

A good indicator of whether East Haven, CT is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in East Haven, CT has increased by 66%, while the property crime rate in East Haven, CT has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in East Haven, CT has decreased by 3% 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
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Madison Center, CT2,40436278313
Guilford Center, CT2,51760462522
Woodmont, CT1,42562483545
Durham, CT2,68780621701
Shelton, CT40,979679511,019
Cheshire Village, CT6,1031611,2521,414
Naugatuck, CT31,6251151,4311,546
East Haven, CT29,0151432,1122,255

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Norwood, MA29,0181441,0041,147
Opelika, AL29,0307324,5915,322
Burton, MI28,9954682,3032,771
Suisun City, CA29,0453402,3172,657
Sanford, NC29,0484683,2693,737
East Haven, CT29,0151432,1122,255
Source: The East Haven, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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