Guilford, 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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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

Guilford has an overall crime rate of 11 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 Guilford is 1 in 90. How does Guilford fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? Guilford's crime rate is lower than approximately 53% of Connecticut communities.

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

For Guilford, 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 Guilford than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1836, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Guilford's rate for property crime is 11 per one thousand population. This makes Guilford 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 Guilford is one in 95.

Guilford Crime Data

total Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 45% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Guilford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
National Median: 4

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,836

in Guilford

1 in 617

in Connecticut

Guilford Violent Crimes

Population: 22,031
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 6 4
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.05 0.27 0.18

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
National Median: 19

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Guilford

1 in 62

in Connecticut

Property Crimes

Population: 22,031
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 198 20
Rate per 1,000 0.68 8.99 0.91

United States Property Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Guilford Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
National Median: 26.8