Danbury, CT
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Danbury has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Danbury is 1 in 55. How does Danbury fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? Danbury's crime rate is lower than approximately 24% of Connecticut communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Danbury's violent crime rate is 2 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 Danbury is one in 539.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Danbury's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Danbury 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 Danbury is one in 61.

Danbury Crime Data

 
Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Danbury Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

157

1,391

1,548

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.85

16.43

18.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Danbury 1.85
Connecticut 2.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 539

in Danbury

1 in 458

in Connecticut
Danbury VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 84,657
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 45 64 48
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.53 0.76 0.57
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
Danbury 16.43
Connecticut 18.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Danbury

1 in 55

in Connecticut
Danbury Property CRIMES
Population: 84,657
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 186 1,092 113
Rate per 1,000 2.20 12.90 1.33
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

Danbury Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Danbury 35
Connecticut 21