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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 64%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStratford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime930n/a (estimate)1,7871,6102,489
Murder1n/a1.92.95.0
Rape13n/a25.021.642.6
Robbery25n/a48.054.181.6
Assault32n/a61.5105.0250.2
Violent crime71n/a (estimate)136184379
Burglary97n/a186.4180.7340.5
Theft654n/a1,256.91,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft108n/a207.6167.3219.9
Property crime859n/a (estimate)1,6511,4272,110

Key findings

  • Stratford crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Stratford are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Stratford you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Stratford is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Stratford has decreased by 17%

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 1.11 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.39 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Stratford, is 1.35 times less than the Connecticut average, and it is 2.78 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Stratford has a daily crime average that is 1.16 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.28 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 41% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, Stratford is safer than 57% 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 733
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Stratford is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Stratford is 1 in 56
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Stratford? In Stratford, you have a 1 in 733 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 61. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Stratford, CT is 1 in 56.

      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 increased by 35%, the amount of property crime in Stratford has decreased by 20%, and the total amount of crime in Stratford has decreased by 17% 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, CT1,69426200226
      Newtown, CT2,00922205227
      Woodmont, CT1,42550389439
      Bethel, CT9,54130630660
      Westport, CT27,51114681695
      Shelton, CT40,97953736790
      North Haven, CT23,888471,5271,573
      Stratford, CT52,3001361,6511,787

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Perth Amboy, NJ52,2652841,3451,629
      Peabody, MA52,2352328191,051
      Elkhart, IN52,3785683,0203,588
      Florissant, MO52,2182242,1022,326
      Levittown, PA52,4073061,4031,709
      Stratford, CT52,3001361,6511,787
      Source: The Stratford, 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.