Stamford, CT
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Stamford has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Stamford is 1 in 60. How does Stamford fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? Stamford's crime rate is lower than approximately 28% of Connecticut communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Stamford 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 Stamford; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 452. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Stamford; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Stamford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Stamford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

285

1,869

2,154

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.21

14.50

16.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Stamford 2.21
Connecticut 2.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 452

in Stamford

1 in 458

in Connecticut

Stamford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 128,874
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 19 92 171
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.15 0.71 1.33

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
Stamford 14.50
Connecticut 18.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Stamford

1 in 55

in Connecticut

Stamford Property CRIMES

Population: 128,874
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 200 1,509 160
Rate per 1,000 1.55 11.71 1.24

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

Stamford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Stamford 56
Connecticut 21