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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 6%
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 peopleWest Hartford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,442n/a (estimate)2,2931,6102,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape1n/a1.621.642.6
Robbery30n/a47.754.181.6
Assault5n/a8.0105.0250.2
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)57184379
Burglary130n/a206.8180.7340.5
Theft1,192n/a1,895.81,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft84n/a133.6167.3219.9
Property crime1,406n/a (estimate)2,2361,4272,110

Key findings

  • West Hartford crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Hartford are 85% lower than the national average
  • In West Hartford you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Hartford is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Hartford has decreased by 19%

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      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. In West Hartford, the total number of daily crimes is 1.42 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.09 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West Hartford is 3.21 times less than the Connecticut average and 6.63 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West Hartford has a daily crime rate that is 1.57 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.06 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is West Hartford (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Connecticut and all other cities across the US, is West Hartford safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Hartford is safer than 29% of other cities in the state of Connecticut. In addition, West Hartford is safer than 52% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Hartford is above 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 1747
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Hartford is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Hartford is 1 in 44
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In West Hartford, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1747. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 45 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 is 1 in 44.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for West Hartford is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in West Hartford has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 20% in West Hartford, while property crimes in West Hartford have decreased by 19%. Total crime has decreased by 19% 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
      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
      West Simsbury, CT2,35431237268
      Portland, CT5,60743409453
      Weatogue, CT3,17961475536
      Canton Valley, CT1,50063485547
      Tariffville, CT1,31573565638
      Salmon Brook, CT2,56874574648
      Plantsville, CT1,70275581656
      West Hartford, CT63,187572,2362,293

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eden Prairie, MN63,206801,0811,161
      Mansfield, TX63,141891,0501,139
      Santa Cruz, CA63,3105964,4935,089
      Alpharetta, GA63,0131111,4701,581
      Florence-Graham, CA63,3907584,0054,762
      West Hartford, CT63,187572,2362,293
      Source: The West Hartford, 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.