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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 9%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWaterside/100k peopleStamford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,0672,212 (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 crime264282 (estimate)202184379
Burglary196n/a150.0180.7340.5
Theft1,446n/a1,106.51,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft161n/a123.2167.3219.9
Property crime1,8031,929 (estimate)1,3801,4272,110

Key findings

  • Waterside crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waterside are 26% lower than the national average
  • In Waterside you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waterside is safer than 70% of the cities in Connecticut
  • Year over year crime in Stamford has decreased by 11%

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

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      Daily Crime In Waterside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waterside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waterside is 1 in 355
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waterside is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waterside is 1 in 46

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

      Stamford police department

      ItemWatersideStamfordConnecticut
      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
      Southport, CT1,69426200226
      Georgetown, CT1,82126200226
      Bedford, NY1,95350193243
      Eatons Neck, NY1,50650193243
      Huntington Bay, NY1,51650193243
      Lattingtown, NY1,67150193243
      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 Waterside, 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.