Reported Annual Crime In West Hartford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,926n/a (estimate)3,0661,9982,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.85.3
Rape1n/a1.623.341.7
Robbery61n/a97.178.498.0
Assault5n/a8.0123.4248.9
Violent crime67n/a (estimate)107228383
Burglary150n/a238.8247.8430.4
Theft1,588n/a2,528.21,318.51,694.4
Vehicle theft121n/a192.6203.7237.4
Property crime1,859n/a (estimate)2,9601,7702,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in West Hartford, CT. All reported West Hartford, CT crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the West Hartford, CT overall crime rate is 53% higher than in comparison to the Connecticut average; and is also 12% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in West Hartford, CT, the rate is 53% lower than compared to the Connecticut average, and 72% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, West Hartford, CT comes in at 67% higher than to the average seen in Connecticut, and 25% higher than the overall national average.
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The West Hartford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in West Hartford as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The West Hartford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Hartford is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.4 daily crimes that occur in West Hartford.
  • West Hartford is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Hartford you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Hartford has increased by 27%.

Compare West Hartford, CT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In West Hartford (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in West Hartford, CT per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national level. In West Hartford, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.12 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West Hartford, CT is 2.14 times less than the Connecticut average and 3.59 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West Hartford, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.67 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.25 times more than the national average.

How Safe is West Hartford (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is West Hartford, CT? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Hartford, CT has been ranked safer than 25% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, West Hartford, CT is safer than 44% 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 West Hartford, CT. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Hartford, CT is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Hartford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Hartford is 1 in 938
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Hartford is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Hartford is 1 in 33
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in West Hartford, CT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In West Hartford, CT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 938. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in West Hartford, CT is 1 in 33.

Year Over Year Crime In West Hartford (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for West Hartford, CT is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in West Hartford, CT has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 23% in West Hartford, CT, while property crimes in West Hartford, CT have increased by 27%. Crimes in total for West Hartford, CT have increased by 27% year over year.

West Hartford police department

ItemWest HartfordConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1455,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 145 West Hartford police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.2% less than the Connecticut average and 29.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Connecticut

StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Simsbury, CT2,35438294332
East Hampton, CT2,69339475513
Weatogue, CT3,17976589664
Canton Valley, CT1,50077602679
Tariffville, CT1,31590701791
Salmon Brook, CT2,56892712804
Plantsville, CT1,70293721814
West Hartford, CT63,1871072,9603,066

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Eden Prairie, MN63,206501,2791,329
Mansfield, TX63,1411161,2021,318
Santa Cruz, CA63,3106285,6566,284
Alpharetta, GA63,013511,7791,830
Florence-Graham, CA63,3907714,2905,061
West Hartford, CT63,1871072,9603,066
Source: The West Hartford, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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