Annual Crime In Hartford (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,748n/a (estimate)4,6691,8882,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder21n/a17.12.35.0
Rape53n/a43.023.542.6
Robbery355n/a288.361.486.2
Assault884n/a718.0120.2246.8
Violent crime1,313n/a (estimate)1,066207381
Burglary605n/a491.4222.5376.0
Theft3,089n/a2,509.01,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft741n/a601.9206.7228.9
Property crime4,435n/a (estimate)3,6021,6812,200

Key findings

  • Hartford crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hartford are 180% higher than the national average
  • In Hartford you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hartford is safer than NAN% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hartford has decreased by 12%

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Compare Hartford, CT Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Hartford (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Hartford for every 100,000 residents. The Hartford total amount of daily crime is 2.47 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.81 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hartford, is 5.14 times more than the Connecticut average, and it is 2.80 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Hartford has a daily crime average that is 2.14 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.64 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Hartford (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Hartford in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other areas throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hartford being safer than NAN% of cities in Connecticut and NAN% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, Hartford ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hartford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hartford is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hartford is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hartford is 1 in 22
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Hartford, CT you have a 1 in 94 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hartford.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Hartford, CT is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Hartford has decreased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Hartford has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hartford has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Hartford police department

      ItemHartfordConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a00
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a0.00.0

      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.

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Los Angeles, CA124,1917063,7614,467
      Kent, WA125,4923484,5844,932
      Lafayette, LA125,8085344,6105,144
      Santa Clara, CA122,7251622,9073,069
      Abilene, TX122,6124832,8803,363
      Hartford, CT124,3201,0663,6024,669
      Source: The 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.