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Total crime 156%
Violent crime 220%
Property crime 144%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest River/100k peopleNew Haven/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,1266,360 (estimate)4,6941,6102,489
Murder13n/a10.02.95.0
Rape45n/a34.521.642.6
Robbery321n/a246.054.181.6
Assault789n/a604.6105.0250.2
Violent crime1,1681,213 (estimate)895184379
Burglary659n/a505.0180.7340.5
Theft3,580n/a2,743.41,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft719n/a551.0167.3219.9
Property crime4,9585,148 (estimate)3,7991,4272,110

Key findings

  • West River crime rates are 156% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West River are 220% higher than the national average
  • In West River you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West River is safer than 8% of the cities in Connecticut
  • Year over year crime in New Haven has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In West River (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West River

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West River is 1 in 83
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West River is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West River is 1 in 16

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

      New Haven police department

      ItemWest RiverNew HavenConnecticut
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4615,593
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.52.6

      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
      Guilford Center, CT2,51748372421
      Woodmont, CT1,42550389439
      Durham, CT2,68765501565
      Shelton, CT40,97953736790
      Heritage Village, CT3,875105818923
      Cheshire Village, CT6,1031301,0101,140
      Branford Center, CT6,3601481,1481,296
      New Haven, CT130,4058953,7994,694

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Thornton, CO130,5112733,0273,300
      Waco, TX130,6595713,2883,859
      Charleston, SC129,8883732,2602,633
      Enterprise, NV129,6204552,1382,593
      Cedar Rapids, IA129,5372573,3363,593
      New Haven, CT130,4058953,7994,694
      Source: The West River, New Haven, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.