Hamden, CT
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Hamden, CT crime analytics


The crime rate in Hamden is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Hamden is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Hamden is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, Hamden has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hamden occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Hamden; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 324. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hamden's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Hamden 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 Hamden is one in 46.

Hamden Crime Data

 
Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Hamden Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

189

1,332

1,521

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.09

21.76

24.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hamden 3.09
Connecticut 2.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 324

in Hamden

1 in 458

in Connecticut
Hamden VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 61,218
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 10 46 130
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.16 0.75 2.12
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
Hamden 21.76
Connecticut 18.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Hamden

1 in 55

in Connecticut
Hamden Property CRIMES
Population: 61,218
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 223 1,022 87
Rate per 1,000 3.64 16.69 1.42
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

Hamden Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hamden 47
Connecticut 21