Reported Annual Crime In Norwalk

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorwalk/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,722n/a (estimate)1,9352,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorwalk/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.12.25.3
Rape18n/a20.221.340.4
Robbery65n/a73.075.6102.8
Assault211n/a237.1128.0248.5
Violent crime295n/a (estimate)332227386
Burglary239n/a268.6280.9468.9
Theft1,034n/a1,161.91,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft154n/a173.1198.7236.9
Property crime1,427n/a (estimate)1,6041,8082,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Norwalk, CT. The total number of reported crimes in Norwalk, 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 Norwalk, CT crime rate is 5% lower than the Connecticut average and is 32% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Norwalk, CT has a violent crime rate that is 46% higher than the Connecticut average and 14% lower than the national average. For property crime, Norwalk, CT is 11% lower than the Connecticut average and 35% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Norwalk is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.3 daily crimes that occur in Norwalk.
  • Norwalk is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Norwalk you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Norwalk has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Norwalk (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Norwalk, CT for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Connecticut as well as those across America as a whole. The Norwalk, CT total amount of daily offenses is 1.05 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.47 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Norwalk, CT is 1.46 times more than the Connecticut average, and it is 1.17 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Norwalk, CT has a daily crime figure that is 1.13 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.53 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Norwalk (higher is better)

How safe is Norwalk, CT compared to other cities in Connecticut and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Norwalk, CT is safer than 19% of the cities in Connecticut and 41% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Connecticut and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Norwalk, CT. Overall, Norwalk, CT is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norwalk

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norwalk is 1 in 302
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norwalk is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Norwalk is 1 in 52
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Norwalk, CT? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Norwalk, CT, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 302. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 63 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Norwalk, CT is 1 in 52.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Norwalk, 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 Norwalk, CT has increased by 23% and the rate of property crime in Norwalk, CT has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in Norwalk, CT has decreased by 8% year to year.

Norwalk police department

ItemNorwalkConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2035,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 203 Norwalk police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10% less than the Connecticut average and 28% 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
Huntington Bay, NY1,51653217270
Lattingtown, NY1,67153217270
Head of the Harbor, NY1,34853217270
Katonah, NY2,07753217270
Nissequogue, NY1,53653217270
Eatons Neck, NY1,50653217270
Golden's Bridge, NY1,77353217270
Norwalk, CT87,9303321,6041,935

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Reading, PA87,8996802,6093,289
Nampa, ID87,8963632,8883,251
Fort Smith, AR87,7128045,9046,707
Waukegan, IL88,1595082,5893,097
Meridian, ID88,2471121,5481,660
Norwalk, CT87,9303321,6041,935
Source: The Norwalk, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.