Cheshire, CT
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Cheshire, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Cheshire is safer than 68% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Connecticut, only on the order of 46% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Cheshire. If you live in Cheshire, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 117. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 39. It is for these reasons that Cheshire is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Cheshire, 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 Cheshire than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 5836, 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 Cheshire 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 Cheshire than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 120.

Cheshire Crime Data

 

Crime Index

68

(100 is safest)


Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

Cheshire Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

244

249

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.17

8.36

8.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cheshire 0.17
Connecticut 2.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 5,836

in Cheshire

1 in 482

in Connecticut

Cheshire VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,179
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.14

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
Cheshire 8.36
Connecticut 16.81

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 120

in Cheshire

1 in 59

in Connecticut

Cheshire Property CRIMES

Population: 29,179
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 190 28
Rate per 1,000 0.89 6.51 0.96

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

Cheshire Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cheshire 8
Connecticut 19