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Total crime 90%
Violent crime 99%
Property crime 88%
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 peopleRidgefield/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime65n/a (estimate)2571,8882,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape0n/a0.023.542.6
Robbery1n/a4.061.486.2
Assault0n/a0.0120.2246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)4207381
Burglary3n/a11.9222.5376.0
Theft53n/a209.81,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft8n/a31.7206.7228.9
Property crime64n/a (estimate)2531,6812,200

Key findings

  • Ridgefield crime rates are 90% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ridgefield are 99% lower than the national average
  • In Ridgefield you have a 1 in 389 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ridgefield is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ridgefield has decreased by 41%

Ridgefield crime map

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      Daily Crime In Ridgefield (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Ridgefield, CT per 100,000 people. In Ridgefield, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 7.34 times less than the Connecticut average and 10.03 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Ridgefield is 52.39 times less than the Connecticut average and 96.14 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Ridgefield has a daily crime rate that is 6.63 times less than the Connecticut average and 8.68 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Ridgefield (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Ridgefield in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Ridgefield safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Ridgefield being safer than 96% of cities in Connecticut and 95% of cities across the United States. 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 Ridgefield. In conclusion, Ridgefield ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ridgefield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ridgefield is 1 in 25260
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ridgefield is 1 in 395
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ridgefield is 1 in 389
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Ridgefield, Connecticut you have a 1 in 25260 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 395 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 389 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ridgefield.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Ridgefield is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Ridgefield has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Ridgefield, while property crimes in Ridgefield have decreased by 42%. Total crime has decreased by 41% year over year.

      Ridgefield police department

      ItemRidgefieldConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)465,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 46 Ridgefield police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% less than the Connecticut average and 43.3% 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
      Bedford, NY1,95349202251
      Golden's Bridge, NY1,77349202251
      Yorktown Heights, NY1,71949202251
      Chappaqua, NY1,32849202251
      Georgetown, CT1,82129236265
      Southport, CT1,69429236265
      Katonah, NY2,07755226281
      Ridgefield, CT7,5524253257

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rhinelander, WI7,5522792,5482,827
      Kenai, AK7,5517867,1127,898
      Brighton, MI7,5501441,3361,480
      Corona de Tucson, AZ7,5503511,9802,331
      Mukwonago, WI7,549751,4191,494
      Ridgefield, CT7,5524253257
      Source: The Ridgefield, 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.