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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 33%
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 peopleWethersfield/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime407n/a (estimate)1,5581,8882,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape6n/a23.023.542.6
Robbery10n/a38.361.486.2
Assault7n/a26.8120.2246.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)88207381
Burglary62n/a237.3222.5376.0
Theft255n/a976.01,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft67n/a256.4206.7228.9
Property crime384n/a (estimate)1,4701,6812,200

Key findings

  • Wethersfield crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wethersfield are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Wethersfield you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wethersfield is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wethersfield has decreased by 2%

Wethersfield crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Wethersfield (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Wethersfield, CT per 100,000 people. In Wethersfield, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.21 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.66 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Wethersfield is 2.36 times less than the Connecticut average and 4.32 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Wethersfield has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.50 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Wethersfield (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Wethersfield in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Wethersfield safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wethersfield being safer than 65% of cities in Connecticut and 68% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Connecticut cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Wethersfield. In conclusion, Wethersfield ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wethersfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wethersfield is 1 in 1136
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wethersfield is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wethersfield is 1 in 65
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wethersfield? In Wethersfield, CT you have a 1 in 1136 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wethersfield.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Wethersfield is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Wethersfield has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 23% in Wethersfield, while property crimes in Wethersfield have decreased by 1%. Total crime has decreased by 2% year over year.

      Wethersfield police department

      ItemWethersfieldConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)555,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 55 Wethersfield police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21% less than the Connecticut average and 36.8% 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, CT2,35434279314
      Weatogue, CT3,17969559628
      Canton Valley, CT1,50070571642
      Portland, CT5,60775642717
      Tariffville, CT1,31582665747
      Moodus, CT1,20282668751
      East Hampton, CT2,69385675760
      Wethersfield, CT26,396881,4701,558

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Paradise, CA26,3962431,0431,286
      Wakefield, MA26,399153638791
      Timberwood Park, TX26,3881781,0231,200
      Batavia, IL26,4131281,3861,514
      Lemon Grove, CA26,4215661,7102,277
      Wethersfield, CT26,396881,4701,558
      Source: The Wethersfield, 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.