Bethel, CT
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Bethel, CT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Bethel is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 73% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bethel is one in 133. Compared to communities within Connecticut, Bethel‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 58% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Bethel has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bethel is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bethel 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 Bethel.

For Bethel, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Bethel than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4929, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Bethel 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 Bethel than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 137.

Bethel Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Bethel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

144

148

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.20

7.30

7.51

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bethel 0.20
Connecticut 2.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,929

in Bethel

1 in 482

in Connecticut

Bethel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 19,714
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.15

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bethel 7.30
Connecticut 16.81

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 137

in Bethel

1 in 59

in Connecticut

Bethel Property CRIMES

Population: 19,714
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 116 13
Rate per 1,000 0.76 5.88 0.66

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Bethel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bethel 9
Connecticut 19