Ridgefield, CT
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Ridgefield, CT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

Ridgefield'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. Ridgefield's crime rate is just 3 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Ridgefield is one in 385. It is for these reasons that Ridgefield is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Ridgefield, 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 Ridgefield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, 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 Ridgefield compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Ridgefield is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Ridgefield is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Ridgefield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

94

(100 is safest)


Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Ridgefield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

64

65

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.04

2.56

2.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ridgefield 0.04
Connecticut 2.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Ridgefield

1 in 482

in Connecticut

Ridgefield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,008
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.00

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ridgefield 2.56
Connecticut 16.81

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 391

in Ridgefield

1 in 59

in Connecticut

Ridgefield Property CRIMES

Population: 25,008
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 53 8
Rate per 1,000 0.12 2.12 0.32

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Ridgefield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ridgefield 2
Connecticut 19