Reported Annual Crime In Wethersfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWethersfield/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime416n/a (estimate)1,5931,9982,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWethersfield/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.82.85.3
Rape8n/a30.623.341.7
Robbery12n/a45.978.498.0
Assault9n/a34.5123.4248.9
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)115228383
Burglary55n/a210.6247.8430.4
Theft247n/a945.81,318.51,694.4
Vehicle theft84n/a321.6203.7237.4
Property crime386n/a (estimate)1,4781,7702,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Wethersfield, CT is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Wethersfield, CT. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Wethersfield, CT averages 20% lower than the rest of Connecticut while the rate of crime on a national scale is 42% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Wethersfield, CT is 50% lower than the average rate of crime in Connecticut and 70% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 16% lower than the remainder of the state of Connecticut and 37% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Wethersfield, CT area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Wethersfield crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wethersfield is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.36 daily crimes that occur in Wethersfield.
  • Wethersfield is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wethersfield you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wethersfield has increased by 18%.

Compare Wethersfield, CT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wethersfield (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Wethersfield, CT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national scale. In Wethersfield, CT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.25 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.72 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Wethersfield, CT is 1.98 times less than the Connecticut average and 3.33 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Wethersfield, CT has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.20 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.60 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Wethersfield (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wethersfield, CT area in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wethersfield, CT being safer than 65% of cities in Connecticut and 68% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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, CT. In conclusion, Wethersfield, CT now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wethersfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wethersfield is 1 in 871
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wethersfield is 1 in 68
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wethersfield is 1 in 63
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wethersfield, CT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wethersfield, CT you have a 1 in 871 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 68 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wethersfield, CT.

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

The year over year crime rate for Wethersfield, CT is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Wethersfield, 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 decreased by 5% in Wethersfield, CT, while property crimes in Wethersfield, CT have increased by 20%. Crimes in total for Wethersfield, CT have increased by 18% 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
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
Moodus, CT1,20291704795
Plantsville, CT1,70293721814
Wethersfield, CT26,3961151,4781,593

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Paradise, CA26,3963311,1091,439
Wakefield, MA26,399170721891
Timberwood Park, TX26,3881901,1071,297
Batavia, IL26,4131251,5701,695
Lemon Grove, CA26,4216312,2792,910
Wethersfield, CT26,3961151,4781,593
Source: The Wethersfield, 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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