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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 0%
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 peopleManchester/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,376n/a (estimate)2,3771,8882,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape21n/a36.323.542.6
Robbery36n/a62.261.486.2
Assault44n/a76.0120.2246.8
Violent crime101n/a (estimate)174207381
Burglary103n/a177.9222.5376.0
Theft1,039n/a1,795.01,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft133n/a229.8206.7228.9
Property crime1,275n/a (estimate)2,2031,6812,200

Key findings

  • Manchester crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Manchester are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Manchester you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Manchester is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Manchester has decreased by 14%

Manchester crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Manchester (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Manchester on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Connecticut and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Manchester (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Connecticut, are 1.26 times more than the state average and 1.09 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Manchester on a daily basis are 1.19 times less than than Connecticut average and 2.18 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Manchester are 1.31 times more than the daily state average and 1.00 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Manchester (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and all other cities across the US, is Manchester safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Manchester is safer than 27% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, Manchester is safer than 46% 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 Manchester. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Manchester is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Manchester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Manchester is 1 in 574
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Manchester is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Manchester is 1 in 43
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Manchester, Connecticut you have a 1 in 574 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 46 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Manchester.

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

      A good indicator of whether Manchester 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 Manchester has decreased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Manchester has decreased by 14% year over year. The number of total crimes in Manchester has decreased by 14% year over year.

      Manchester police department

      ItemManchesterConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1525,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 152 Manchester police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.1% less than the Connecticut average and 20% 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
      Suffield Depot, CT1,53469557625
      South Coventry, CT1,14269562631
      Crystal Lake, CT2,06872583655
      Portland, CT5,60775642717
      Somers, CT1,80980648728
      Tariffville, CT1,31582665747
      Salmon Brook, CT2,56883676759
      Manchester, CT30,3641742,2032,377

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Morgantown, WV30,3642661,6201,886
      Lake Stevens, WA30,3521881,0631,251
      Chicago Heights, IL30,3498721,0691,941
      Jamestown, NY30,3457732,7803,553
      Aiken, SC30,4033898031,192
      Manchester, CT30,3641742,2032,377
      Source: The Manchester, 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.