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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 33%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,648 (estimate)1,8882,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a23.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a61.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a120.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)181 (estimate)207381
Burglaryn/an/an/a222.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a206.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,467 (estimate)1,6812,200

Key findings

  • Kensington crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kensington are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Kensington you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kensington is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kensington has decreased by 7%

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      Daily Crime In Kensington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kensington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kensington is 1 in 554
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kensington is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kensington is 1 in 61

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

      Kensington police department

      ItemKensingtonConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Canton Valley, CT1,50070571642
      Higganum, CT1,74571578649
      Durham, CT2,68773590662
      Portland, CT5,60775642717
      East Hampton, CT2,69385675760
      Plantsville, CT1,70284685769
      Collinsville, CT3,69392751843
      Kensington, CT8,5281811,4671,648

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Flowood, MS8,53283855939
      Farmingdale, NY8,5322359671,202
      Sanatoga, PA8,5342511,2221,473
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341829881,171
      Northfield, NJ8,537969371,033
      Kensington, CT8,5281811,4671,648
      Source: The Kensington, 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.