Greenwich, CT
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Greenwich, 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

Greenwich is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (83%) and also has a lower crime rate than 59% of the communities in Connecticut, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Greenwich is one in 150 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Greenwich is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Greenwich, and we found that the crime rate in Greenwich is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Greenwich is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Greenwich 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 Greenwich.

For Greenwich, 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 Greenwich than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4454, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Greenwich is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Greenwich than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 155.

Greenwich Crime Data

 

Crime Index

83

(100 is safest)


Safer than 83% of U.S. Cities

Greenwich Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

403

417

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.22

6.46

6.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Greenwich 0.22
Connecticut 2.27

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,454

in Greenwich

1 in 440

in Connecticut

Greenwich VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 62,359
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 6 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.02 0.10 0.11

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
Greenwich 6.46
Connecticut 18.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 155

in Greenwich

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Greenwich Property CRIMES

Population: 62,359
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 50 305 48
Rate per 1,000 0.80 4.89 0.77

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

Greenwich Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Greenwich 9
Connecticut 21