Norwich, CT
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Norwich, 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 Norwich is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Norwich is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Norwich is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, Norwich has a crime rate that is higher than 78% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Norwich 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 Norwich; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 314. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Norwich; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Norwich Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Norwich Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

127

625

752

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.18

15.66

18.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norwich 3.18
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 314

in Norwich

1 in 458

in Connecticut

Norwich VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 39,899
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 11 28 86
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.28 0.70 2.16

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
Norwich 15.66
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in Norwich

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Norwich Property CRIMES

Population: 39,899
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 154 432 39
Rate per 1,000 3.86 10.83 0.98

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

Norwich Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norwich 26
Connecticut 21