Fairfield, CT
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Fairfield, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

Fairfield has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Fairfield is 1 in 59. How does Fairfield fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? Fairfield's crime rate is lower than approximately 27% of Connecticut communities.

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

For Fairfield, 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 Fairfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1609, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Fairfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Fairfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

1,002

1,040

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

16.38

17.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fairfield 0.62
Connecticut 2.27

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,609

in Fairfield

1 in 440

in Connecticut

Fairfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 61,160
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 17 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.28 0.29

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fairfield 16.38
Connecticut 18.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Fairfield

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Fairfield Property CRIMES

Population: 61,160
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 121 820 61
Rate per 1,000 1.98 13.41 1.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Fairfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fairfield 35
Connecticut 21