Groton, CT
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Groton has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Groton is 1 in 62. How does Groton fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? Groton's crime rate is lower than approximately 31% of Connecticut communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Groton's violent crime rate is 2 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 Groton is one in 651.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Groton; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Groton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

47

(100 is safest)


Safer than 47% of U.S. Cities

Groton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

46

438

484

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.54

14.62

16.16

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Groton 1.54
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 651

in Groton

1 in 458

in Connecticut

Groton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,958
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 20 21
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.67 0.70

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
Groton 14.62
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Groton

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Groton Property CRIMES

Population: 29,958
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 54 370 14
Rate per 1,000 1.80 12.35 0.47

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

Groton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Groton 16
Connecticut 21