Weston, CT
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Weston, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Weston'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. Weston's crime rate is just 4 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Weston is one in 252.

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

For Weston, 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 Weston than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2583, 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 Weston compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Weston is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Weston is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Weston Crime Data

 

Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Weston Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

37

41

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.39

3.58

3.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Weston 0.39
Connecticut 2.28

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,583

in Weston

1 in 439

in Connecticut

Weston VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,331
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.39

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Weston 3.58
Connecticut 17.70

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 279

in Weston

1 in 56

in Connecticut

Weston Property CRIMES

Population: 10,331
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1 32 4
Rate per 1,000 0.10 3.10 0.39

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Weston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Weston 2
Connecticut 21