Stratford, CT
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The crime rate in Stratford is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Stratford is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Stratford is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, Stratford has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Stratford's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Stratford is one in 762.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Stratford's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Stratford 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 Stratford is one in 45.

Importantly, we found that Stratford has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Stratford is one in 319.

Stratford Crime Data

 
Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Stratford Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

69

1,175

1,244

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.31

22.33

23.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Stratford 1.31
Connecticut 2.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 762

in Stratford

1 in 458

in Connecticut
Stratford VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 52,609
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 12 31 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.59 0.49
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
Stratford 22.33
Connecticut 18.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Stratford

1 in 55

in Connecticut
Stratford Property CRIMES
Population: 52,609
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 181 829 165
Rate per 1,000 3.44 15.76 3.14
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

Stratford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Stratford 71
Connecticut 21