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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 22%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleStamford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,0671,884 (estimate)1,5821,6102,489
Murder5n/a3.82.95.0
Rape27n/a20.721.642.6
Robbery87n/a66.654.181.6
Assault145n/a111.0105.0250.2
Violent crime264241 (estimate)202184379
Burglary196n/a150.0180.7340.5
Theft1,446n/a1,106.51,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft161n/a123.2167.3219.9
Property crime1,8031,643 (estimate)1,3801,4272,110

Key findings

  • Downtown crime rates are 24% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Downtown are 37% lower than the national average
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Downtown is safer than 77% of the cities in Connecticut
  • Year over year crime in Stamford has decreased by 11%

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      Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 416
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 54

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

      Stamford police department

      ItemDowntownStamfordConnecticut
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3245,593
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.62.6

      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
      Rye, NY15,949695102
      Georgetown, CT1,82126200226
      Southport, CT1,69426200226
      Bedford, NY1,95350193243
      Lattingtown, NY1,67150193243
      Yorktown Heights, NY1,71950193243
      Tuckahoe CDP, NY1,18850193243
      Stamford, CT127,4102021,3801,582

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Topeka, KS127,4727124,9915,703
      Surprise, AZ127,492981,4781,576
      Coral Springs, FL127,6731441,7111,855
      Concord, CA126,9384143,4913,905
      Elizabeth, NJ128,0427193,0283,747
      Stamford, CT127,4102021,3801,582
      Source: The Downtown, Stamford, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.