New Fairfield, CT
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New Fairfield, CT crime analytics


New Fairfield's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in both Connecticut and the nation. New Fairfield's crime rate is just 2 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in New Fairfield is one in 441.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to New Fairfield, and we found that the crime rate in New Fairfield is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means New Fairfield 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 New Fairfield 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 New Fairfield.

For New Fairfield, 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 New Fairfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 7063, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in New Fairfield compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in New Fairfield is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, New Fairfield is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

New Fairfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

97

(100 is safest)


Safer than 97% of U.S. Cities

New Fairfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

30

32

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.14

2.12

2.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Fairfield 0.14
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 7,063

in New Fairfield

1 in 458

in Connecticut

New Fairfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,126
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
New Fairfield 2.12
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 471

in New Fairfield

1 in 55

in Connecticut

New Fairfield Property CRIMES

Population: 14,126
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

New Fairfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Fairfield 2
Connecticut 21