East Hartford, CT
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East Hartford, CT crime analytics


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 25 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 40. 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 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, East Hartford has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, East Hartford 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 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 303. 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 22 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 46.

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 326.

East Hartford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

East Hartford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

168

1,106

1,274

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.31

21.76

25.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Hartford 3.31
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 303

in East Hartford

1 in 458

in Connecticut

East Hartford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 50,821
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 24 73 70
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.47 1.44 1.38

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
East Hartford 21.76
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in East Hartford

1 in 55

in Connecticut

East Hartford Property CRIMES

Population: 50,821
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 196 754 156
Rate per 1,000 3.86 14.84 3.07

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

East Hartford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Hartford 71
Connecticut 21