Vernon is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (68%) and also has a lower crime rate than 69% of the communities in Connecticut, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Vernon is one in 74 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 30. It is for these reasons that Vernon is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.
Compared to other communities of similar population size, Vernon has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Vernon is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.
The crime data that NeighborhoodScout used for this analysis are the seven offenses from the uniform crime reports, collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.
Now let us turn to take a look at how Vernon does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Vernon.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Vernon's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, forcible (not statutory) rape, and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Vernon is one in 911.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Vernon is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Vernon than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 81.