Reported Annual Crime In New Britain

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Britain/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,356n/a (estimate)3,2521,9982,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Britain/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a5.52.85.3
Rape39n/a53.823.341.7
Robbery91n/a125.678.498.0
Assault135n/a186.4123.4248.9
Violent crime269n/a (estimate)371228383
Burglary357n/a492.8247.8430.4
Theft1,342n/a1,852.51,318.51,694.4
Vehicle theft388n/a535.6203.7237.4
Property crime2,087n/a (estimate)2,8811,7702,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in New Britain, CT. The total number of reported crimes in New Britain, 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 New Britain, CT crime rate is 63% higher than the Connecticut average and is 18% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, New Britain, CT has a violent crime rate that is 63% higher than the Connecticut average and 3% lower than the national average. For property crime, New Britain, CT is 63% higher than the Connecticut average and 22% higher than the national average.
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The New Britain crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in New Britain 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 New Britain crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New Britain is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.91 daily crimes that occur in New Britain.
  • New Britain is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Britain you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Britain has not changed.

Compare New Britain, CT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In New Britain (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in New Britain, CT is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Connecticut and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for New Britain, CT are 1.63 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.18 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in New Britain, CT are 1.63 times more than than Connecticut and 1.03 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in New Britain, CT are 1.63 times more than than Connecticut and 1.22 times more than the national average.

How Safe is New Britain (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the New Britain, CT area in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show New Britain, CT being safer than 10% of cities in Connecticut and 27% 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 New Britain, CT. In conclusion, New Britain, CT now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Britain

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Britain is 1 in 270
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Britain is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in New Britain is 1 in 31
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in New Britain, CT? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In New Britain, CT, you have a 1 in 270 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 35. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in New Britain, CT is 1 in 31.

Year Over Year Crime In New Britain (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether New Britain, CT is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in New Britain, CT has decreased by 2% and the rate of property crime in New Britain, CT has not changed. The total crime rate in New Britain, CT has not changed year to year.

New Britain police department

ItemNew BritainConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1395,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
There are a total of 139 New Britain police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.3% less than the Connecticut average and 41.8% less 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
Weatogue, CT3,17976589664
Canton Valley, CT1,50077602679
Higganum, CT1,74578608687
Durham, CT2,68780621701
Plantsville, CT1,70293721814
Collinsville, CT3,693102791893
New Britain, CT72,8763712,8813,252

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rochester Hills, MI72,98753638691
Boynton Beach, FL72,7485794,1334,712
Atascocita, TX72,7133912,2862,677
Southfield, MI73,0552062,7712,977
Centreville, VA73,0841361,1741,311
New Britain, CT72,8763712,8813,252
Source: The New Britain, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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