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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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Greenwich is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Greenwich is one in 114. Compared to communities within Connecticut, Greenwich‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 67% of the state's cities and towns. 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 7940, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Greenwich; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Greenwich Crime Data

 

Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Greenwich Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

547

555

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.13

8.61

8.74

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.13
1.79
National Median: 4
    Greenwich
    Connecticut

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 7,940

in Greenwich

1 in 558

in Connecticut

Greenwich VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 63,518
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.09

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.61
15.44
National Median: 19
    Greenwich
    Connecticut

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 116

in Greenwich

1 in 65

in Connecticut

Greenwich Property CRIMES

Population: 63,518
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 383 130
Rate per 1,000 0.54 6.03 2.05

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Greenwich Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
12
18
National Median: 26.9
    Greenwich
    Connecticut