Canton, CT
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Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 207. This equates to a crime rate of 5 per 1,000 residents, making Canton one of the safest communities in nation. Canton's crime rate is not the lowest in Connecticut, however. Approximately 12% of the cities and towns in Connecticut have a lower crime rate, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Canton, and we found that the crime rate in Canton is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Canton is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Canton, 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 Canton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Canton compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Canton is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Canton is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Canton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

92

(100 is safest)


Safer than 92% of U.S. Cities

Canton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

49

50

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.10

4.74

4.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Canton 0.10
Connecticut 2.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Canton

1 in 458

in Connecticut
Canton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,330
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.10 0.00
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
Canton 4.74
Connecticut 18.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 211

in Canton

1 in 55

in Connecticut
Canton Property CRIMES
Population: 10,330
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 44 0
Rate per 1,000 0.48 4.26 0.00
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

Canton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Canton 2
Connecticut 21