Wallingford, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Wallingford is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 69% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wallingford is one in 132. Compared to communities within Connecticut, Wallingford‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 69% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Wallingford is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Wallingford, 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 Wallingford than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1776, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Wallingford 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 Wallingford than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 142.

Wallingford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

69

(100 is safest)


Safer than 69% of U.S. Cities

Wallingford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

312

337

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.56

7.03

7.59

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.56
1.79
National Median: 4
    Wallingford
    Connecticut

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,776

in Wallingford

1 in 558

in Connecticut

Wallingford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 44,396
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 7 15
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.05 0.16 0.34

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
7.03
15.44
National Median: 19
    Wallingford
    Connecticut

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 142

in Wallingford

1 in 65

in Connecticut

Wallingford Property CRIMES

Population: 44,396
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 47 240 25
Rate per 1,000 1.06 5.41 0.56

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Wallingford Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
9
18
National Median: 26.9
    Wallingford
    Connecticut