Reported Annual Crime In Hartford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,250n/a (estimate)5,0861,9982,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder29n/a23.62.85.3
Rape45n/a36.623.341.7
Robbery465n/a378.478.498.0
Assault804n/a654.2123.4248.9
Violent crime1,343n/a (estimate)1,093228383
Burglary738n/a600.5247.8430.4
Theft3,490n/a2,839.91,318.51,694.4
Vehicle theft679n/a552.5203.7237.4
Property crime4,907n/a (estimate)3,9931,7702,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Hartford, CT. The total number of reported crimes in Hartford, CT is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Hartford, CT crime rate is 155% higher than the Connecticut average and is 85% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Hartford, CT has a violent crime rate that is 379% higher than the Connecticut average and 185% higher than the national average. For property crime, Hartford, CT is 126% higher than the Connecticut average and 69% higher than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hartford is 85% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.93 daily crimes that occur in Hartford.
  • Hartford is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hartford you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hartford has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Hartford (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Hartford, CT for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Connecticut as well as those across America as a whole. The Hartford, CT total amount of daily offenses is 2.55 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.85 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hartford, CT is 4.79 times more than the Connecticut average, and it is 2.85 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hartford, CT has a daily crime figure that is 2.26 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.69 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Hartford (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hartford, CT area in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hartford, CT being safer than 0% of cities in Connecticut and 3% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Connecticut cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Hartford, CT. In conclusion, Hartford, CT now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hartford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hartford is 1 in 92
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hartford is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hartford is 1 in 20
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Hartford, CT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hartford, CT you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hartford, CT.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Hartford, CT is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Hartford, CT has decreased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Hartford, CT has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hartford, CT has decreased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Hartford police department

ItemHartfordConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5165,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.12.63.3
There are a total of 516 Hartford police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.4% greater than the Connecticut average and 26.8% greater 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
West Simsbury, CT2,35438294332
East Hampton, CT2,69339475513
Weatogue, CT3,17976589664
Canton Valley, CT1,50077602679
Tariffville, CT1,31590701791
Salmon Brook, CT2,56892712804
Plantsville, CT1,70293721814
Hartford, CT124,3201,0933,9935,086

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East Los Angeles, CA124,1917103,9464,655
Kent, WA125,4923605,3715,731
Lafayette, LA125,8085604,5565,116
Santa Clara, CA122,7251682,8373,005
Abilene, TX122,6125172,3302,847
Hartford, CT124,3201,0933,9935,086
Source: The Hartford, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.