Wethersfield, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

Wethersfield has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Wethersfield is 1 in 70. How does Wethersfield fare compared to other communities in Connecticut of all population sizes? Wethersfield's crime rate is lower than approximately 37% of Connecticut communities.

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

For Wethersfield, 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 Wethersfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1131, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Wethersfield's rate for property crime is 13 per one thousand population. This makes Wethersfield 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 Wethersfield is one in 74.

Wethersfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Wethersfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

351

374

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.88

13.50

14.38

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.88
1.84
National Median: 4
    Wethersfield
    Connecticut

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,131

in Wethersfield

1 in 545

in Connecticut

Wethersfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,008
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 8 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.15 0.31 0.42

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
13.5
14.27
National Median: 21
    Wethersfield
    Connecticut

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 74

in Wethersfield

1 in 70

in Connecticut

Wethersfield Property CRIMES

Population: 26,008
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 39 272 40
Rate per 1,000 1.50 10.46 1.54

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Wethersfield Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
30
16
National Median: 28.3
    Wethersfield
    Connecticut