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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 43%
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 peopleMiddletown/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime620n/a (estimate)1,3391,8882,580
Murder1n/a2.22.35.0
Rape3n/a6.523.542.6
Robbery8n/a17.361.486.2
Assault24n/a51.8120.2246.8
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)78207381
Burglary78n/a168.4222.5376.0
Theft431n/a930.61,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft75n/a161.9206.7228.9
Property crime584n/a (estimate)1,2611,6812,200

Key findings

  • Middletown crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Middletown are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Middletown you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Middletown is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Middletown has decreased by 20%

Middletown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Middletown (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Middletown, CT per 100,000 people. In Middletown, the total number of daily crimes is 1.41 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.93 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Middletown is 2.67 times less than the Connecticut average and 4.90 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Middletown has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.74 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Middletown (higher is better)

      How safe is Middletown, Connecticut compared to other cities in Connecticut and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Middletown is safer than 73% of the cities in Connecticut and 73% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Connecticut and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Middletown. Overall, Middletown is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middletown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middletown is 1 in 1287
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middletown is 1 in 80
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Middletown is 1 in 75
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Middletown, Connecticut? If you reside in Middletown, then there is a 1 in 1287 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 80. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 75 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Middletown.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Middletown, CT is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Middletown has decreased by 26%, while the property crime rate in Middletown has decreased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Middletown has decreased by 20% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Middletown police department

      ItemMiddletownConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1215,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
      There are a total of 121 Middletown police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.9% less than the Connecticut average and 22.3% 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
      Essex Village, CT2,20932264296
      Chester Center, CT1,98667543610
      Higganum, CT1,74571578649
      Durham, CT2,68773590662
      Deep River Center, CT2,32176615691
      Portland, CT5,60775642717
      Moodus, CT1,20282668751
      Middletown, CT46,933781,2611,339

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mansfield, OH46,9025164,5435,059
      Mentor, OH46,896871,5051,592
      Hattiesburg, MS46,8461983,7603,958
      Apopka, FL47,0234112,8403,250
      North Highlands, CA46,8417393,9334,672
      Middletown, CT46,933781,2611,339
      Source: The Middletown, 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.