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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 6%
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 peopleStratford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,133n/a (estimate)2,1591,8882,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape6n/a11.423.542.6
Robbery21n/a40.061.486.2
Assault26n/a49.6120.2246.8
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)101207381
Burglary132n/a251.6222.5376.0
Theft833n/a1,587.51,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft115n/a219.2206.7228.9
Property crime1,080n/a (estimate)2,0581,6812,200

Key findings

  • Stratford crime rates are 16% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Stratford are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Stratford you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Stratford is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Stratford has decreased by 6%

Stratford crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Stratford (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Stratford for every 100,000 residents. The Stratford total amount of daily crime is 1.14 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.19 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Stratford, is 2.05 times less than the Connecticut average, and it is 3.77 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Stratford has a daily crime average that is 1.22 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.07 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Stratford (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and all other cities across the US, is Stratford safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Stratford is safer than 46% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, Stratford is safer than 55% 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 Stratford. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Stratford is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Stratford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Stratford is 1 in 991
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Stratford is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Stratford is 1 in 47
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Stratford? In Stratford, you have a 1 in 991 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 49. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Stratford, CT is 1 in 47.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Stratford, 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 Stratford has decreased by 41%, the amount of property crime in Stratford has decreased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Stratford has decreased by 6% year over year.

      Stratford police department

      ItemStratfordConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1035,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
      There are a total of 103 Stratford police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.9% less than the Connecticut average and 39.1% 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
      Southport, CT1,69429236265
      Newtown, CT2,00921435457
      Woodmont, CT1,42556459515
      Bethel, CT9,54120721741
      Shelton, CT40,97955687742
      Westport, CT27,51111852863
      Milford city, CT52,0052181,7691,987
      Stratford, CT52,3001012,0582,159

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Perth Amboy, NJ52,2653151,3771,693
      Peabody, MA52,2352991,0001,299
      Elkhart, IN52,3781,1853,5494,734
      Florissant, MO52,2182242,1022,326
      West New York, NJ52,4072551,0481,303
      Stratford, CT52,3001012,0582,159
      Source: The Stratford, 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.