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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 87%
Property crime 51%
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 peopleOrange/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime472n/a (estimate)3,3711,8882,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape2n/a14.323.542.6
Robbery4n/a28.661.486.2
Assault1n/a7.1120.2246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)50207381
Burglary52n/a371.4222.5376.0
Theft376n/a2,685.31,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft37n/a264.2206.7228.9
Property crime465n/a (estimate)3,3211,6812,200

Key findings

  • Orange crime rates are 31% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Orange are 87% lower than the national average
  • In Orange you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Orange is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Orange has increased by 27%

Orange crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Orange (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Orange, per 100,000 residents. In Orange, the total number of daily crimes is 1.79 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.31 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Orange are 4.15 times less than the Connecticut average and 7.61 times less than the national average. For property crime, Orange has a daily crime rate that is 1.98 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.51 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Orange (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and all other cities across the US, is Orange safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Orange is safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, Orange is safer than 38% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Connecticut and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Orange. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Orange is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Orange

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Orange is 1 in 2001
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Orange is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Orange is 1 in 30
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Orange, Connecticut? If you reside in Orange, then there is a 1 in 2001 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 31. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Orange.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Orange, Connecticut (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Orange has not changed, the amount of property crime in Orange has increased by 28%, and the total amount of crime in Orange has increased by 27% year over year.

      Orange police department

      ItemOrangeConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)525,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.72.63.3
      There are a total of 52 Orange police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43% greater than the Connecticut average and 14.5% greater 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
      Southport, CT1,69429236265
      Newtown, CT2,00921435457
      Woodmont, CT1,42556459515
      Shelton, CT40,97955687742
      Heritage Village, CT3,8751199631,082
      Branford Center, CT6,3601671,3521,519
      Naugatuck, CT31,625831,5991,682
      Orange, CT13,941503,3213,371

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sault Ste. Marie, MI13,9412211,6601,881
      Chippewa Falls, WI13,9391851,2431,427
      Allouez, WI13,9332831,4961,779
      Morris, IL13,9301081,6081,716
      Buford, GA13,9273212,5292,851
      Orange, CT13,941503,3213,371
      Source: The Orange, 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.