Bristol, CT Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
875
Total Crimes
1,458.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.10%
Below National Average
60 out of 94
In Connecticut
4,745 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Bristol, CT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bristol is 1,458.9 per 100,000 people. That's -41.10% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -9.40% lower than the Connecticut total crime rate of 1,610.2 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Bristol SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
7

How Does Bristol Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Bristol
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 875 1,458.9 1,610.2 2,476.7
Murder 1 1.7 2.9 5.0
Robbery 21 35.0 54.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 23 38.3 105.0 250.2
Violent Crime 53 88.4 183.6 366.7
Burglary 113 188.4 180.7 340.5
Larceny 603 1,005.4 1,078.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 106 176.7 167.3 219.9
Property Crime 822 1,370.5 1,426.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Bristol

53.0
Violent Crimes
88.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-75.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,131.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bristol each year. That compares to a 1 in 544.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bristol is 88.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -75.90% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -51.87% lower than the Connecticut violent crime rate of 183.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bristol

822.0
Property Crimes
1,370.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-35.04%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 73.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bristol each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bristol is 1,370.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -35.04% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -3.93% lower than the Connecticut property crime rate of 1,426.6 per 100,000 people.

Bristol Crime Compared To Connecticut Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Connecticut.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Bristol

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Waterbury, CT 107,812 3,588 3,328.0 3,026.6 301.5
New Britain, CT 72,354 1,501 2,074.5 1,651.6 422.9
West Hartford, CT 62,875 1,442 2,293.4 2,236.2 57.3
Newington, CT 30,060 670 2,228.9 2,149.0 79.8
Wethersfield, CT 26,009 374 1,438.0 1,349.5 88.4
Watertown, CT 21,534 297 1,379.2 1,318.8 60.4
Thomaston, CT 7,521 62 824.4 771.2 53.2
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