Branford, CT
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The crime rate in Branford is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Branford is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Branford is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, Branford has a crime rate that is higher than 91% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Branford compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Branford with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Branford's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

For Branford, 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 Branford than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1656, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Branford's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Branford a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Branford is one in 41.

Branford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Branford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

691

708

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.60

24.55

25.16

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Branford 0.60
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,656

in Branford

1 in 458

in Connecticut

Branford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 28,145
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 5 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.18 0.43

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Branford 24.55
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Branford

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Branford Property CRIMES

Population: 28,145
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 36 622 33
Rate per 1,000 1.28 22.10 1.17

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Branford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Branford 32
Connecticut 21