Norwalk, CT
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Norwalk, CT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in Norwalk is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Norwalk is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Norwalk is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, Norwalk has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Norwalk 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 Norwalk; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 370. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Norwalk's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Norwalk 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 Norwalk is one in 54.

Norwalk Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Norwalk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

239

1,627

1,866

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.70

18.39

21.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norwalk 2.70
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 370

in Norwalk

1 in 458

in Connecticut

Norwalk VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 88,485
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 20 41 178
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.46 2.01

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
Norwalk 18.39
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Norwalk

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Norwalk Property CRIMES

Population: 88,485
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 202 1,307 118
Rate per 1,000 2.28 14.77 1.33

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

Norwalk Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norwalk 81
Connecticut 21