Bristol, CT
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The crime rate in Bristol is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Bristol is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Bristol is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, Bristol has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Bristol has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bristol 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 Bristol 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 Bristol.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bristol'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, rape (not statutory), 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 Bristol is one in 775.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bristol's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Bristol 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 Bristol is one in 50.

Bristol Crime Data

 
Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Bristol Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

78

1,218

1,296

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.29

20.15

21.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bristol 1.29
Connecticut 2.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 775

in Bristol

1 in 458

in Connecticut
Bristol VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 60,452
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 40 27
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.18 0.66 0.45
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
Bristol 20.15
Connecticut 18.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Bristol

1 in 55

in Connecticut
Bristol Property CRIMES
Population: 60,452
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 218 878 122
Rate per 1,000 3.61 14.52 2.02
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

Bristol Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bristol 48
Connecticut 21