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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 32%
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 peopleNorwalk/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,599n/a (estimate)1,7881,8882,580
Murder1n/a1.12.35.0
Rape13n/a14.523.542.6
Robbery49n/a54.861.486.2
Assault189n/a211.3120.2246.8
Violent crime252n/a (estimate)282207381
Burglary147n/a164.4222.5376.0
Theft1,082n/a1,209.71,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft118n/a131.9206.7228.9
Property crime1,347n/a (estimate)1,5061,6812,200

Key findings

  • Norwalk crime rates are 31% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Norwalk are 26% lower than the national average
  • In Norwalk you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Norwalk is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Norwalk has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Norwalk (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Norwalk for every 100,000 residents. The Norwalk total amount of daily crime is 1.06 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.44 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Norwalk, is 1.36 times more than the Connecticut average, and it is 1.35 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Norwalk has a daily crime average that is 1.12 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.46 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Norwalk (higher is better)

      How safe is Norwalk, Connecticut compared to other cities in Connecticut and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Norwalk is safer than 23% of the cities in Connecticut and 45% 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 Norwalk. Overall, Norwalk 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 355
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norwalk is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Norwalk is 1 in 56
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Norwalk? If you reside in Norwalk, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 355. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 67 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. 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, is 1 in 56.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Norwalk is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Norwalk has decreased by 15% and the rate of property crime in Norwalk has decreased by 6%. The total crime rate in Norwalk 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
      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
      Nissequogue, NY1,53649202251
      Bedford, NY1,95349202251
      Eatons Neck, NY1,50649202251
      Golden's Bridge, NY1,77349202251
      Huntington Bay, NY1,51649202251
      Lattingtown, NY1,67149202251
      Mill Neck, NY1,00149202251
      Norwalk, CT87,9302821,5061,788

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Reading, PA87,8997022,2432,945
      Nampa, ID87,8962812,5412,822
      Fort Smith, AR87,7128014,8315,631
      Waukegan, IL88,159406338744
      Meridian, ID88,2471591,2141,373
      Norwalk, CT87,9302821,5061,788
      Source: The Norwalk, 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.