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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 73%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverside/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)662 (estimate)1,8882,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a23.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a61.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a120.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)73 (estimate)207381
Burglaryn/an/an/a222.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a206.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)590 (estimate)1,6812,200

Key findings

  • Riverside crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverside are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Riverside you have a 1 in 151 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverside is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riverside has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Riverside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverside is 1 in 1377
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverside is 1 in 170
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverside is 1 in 151

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

      Riverside police department

      ItemRiversideConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Lattingtown, NY1,67149202251
      Eatons Neck, NY1,50649202251
      Huntington Bay, NY1,51649202251
      Laurel Hollow, NY1,92949202251
      Upper Brookville, NY1,63449202251
      Mill Neck, NY1,00149202251
      Bedford, NY1,95349202251
      Riverside, CT8,28973590662

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Castle Shannon, PA8,28874650724
      Bellevue, PA8,2852582,2512,509
      Montvale, NJ8,2850229229
      Albion, MI8,2938373,6894,526
      Trinidad, CO8,2805414,2784,819
      Riverside, CT8,28973590662
      Source: The Riverside, 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.