East Hartford, CT
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East Hartford, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

The crime rate in East Hartford is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 East Hartford is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, East Hartford is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, East Hartford 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 East Hartford compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared East Hartford with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether East Hartford'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 East Hartford 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 East Hartford.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in East Hartford occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in East Hartford; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 378. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that East Hartford's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes East Hartford 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 East Hartford is one in 41.

Importantly, we found that East Hartford has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in East Hartford is one in 314.

East Hartford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

East Hartford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

133

1,231

1,364

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.64

24.46

27.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Hartford 2.64
Connecticut 2.28

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 378

in East Hartford

1 in 439

in Connecticut

East Hartford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 50,319
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 24 55 53
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.48 1.09 1.05

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Hartford 24.46
Connecticut 17.70

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in East Hartford

1 in 56

in Connecticut

East Hartford Property CRIMES

Population: 50,319
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 188 883 160
Rate per 1,000 3.74 17.55 3.18

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

East Hartford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Hartford 76
Connecticut 21