Putnam, CT
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Putnam, CT crime analytics


Putnam has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Putnam is 1 in 79. How does Putnam fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? Putnam's crime rate is lower than approximately 44% of Connecticut communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Putnam 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 Putnam; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 375. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Putnam is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Putnam than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 101.

Putnam Crime Data

 
Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Putnam Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

93

118

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.67

9.92

12.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Putnam 2.67
Connecticut 2.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 375

in Putnam

1 in 458

in Connecticut
Putnam VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,372
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 5 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.32 0.53 1.81
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
Putnam 9.92
Connecticut 18.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Putnam

1 in 55

in Connecticut
Putnam Property CRIMES
Population: 9,372
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 70 1
Rate per 1,000 2.35 7.47 0.11
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

Putnam Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Putnam 6
Connecticut 21