Enfield, CT
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Enfield, CT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 Enfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Enfield is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Enfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, Enfield has a crime rate that is higher than 78% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Enfield's violent crime rate is 1 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 Enfield is one in 852.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Enfield's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Enfield 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 Enfield is one in 56.

Enfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Enfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

52

792

844

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.17

17.87

19.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Enfield 1.17
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 852

in Enfield

1 in 458

in Connecticut

Enfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 44,323
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 16 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.36 0.59

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
Enfield 17.87
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Enfield

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Enfield Property CRIMES

Population: 44,323
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 125 626 41
Rate per 1,000 2.82 14.12 0.93

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

Enfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Enfield 25
Connecticut 21