Bristol, CT Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
835
Total Crimes
1,394.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-40.57%
Below National Average
51 out of 94
In Connecticut
4,306 out of 8,904
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 1,394.3 per 100,000 people. That's -40.57% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -20.17% lower than the Connecticut total crime rate of 1,746.7 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
8

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 835 1,394.3 1,746.7 2,346.0
Murder 2 3.3 3.9 6.5
Robbery 33 55.1 57.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 23 38.4 103.8 279.7
Violent Crime 69 115.2 181.6 387.8
Burglary 110 183.7 187.1 314.2
Larceny 533 890.0 1,141.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 123 205.4 236.8 246.0
Property Crime 766 1,279.1 1,565.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Bristol

69
Violent Crimes
115.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-70.29%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 867.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bristol each year. That compares to a 1 in 550.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bristol is 115.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -70.29% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -36.55% lower than the Connecticut violent crime rate of 181.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bristol

766
Property Crimes
1,279.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-34.68%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 78.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bristol each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bristol is 1,279.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -34.68% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -18.27% lower than the Connecticut property crime rate of 1,565.1 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 107,263 3,243 3,023.4 2,650.5 372.9
New Britain, CT 72,412 2,102 2,902.8 2,492.7 410.2
West Hartford, CT 62,911 1,745 2,773.8 2,726.1 47.7
Newington, CT 29,957 875 2,920.9 2,834.1 86.8
Wethersfield, CT 25,936 562 2,166.9 2,039.6 127.2
Watertown, CT 21,475 328 1,527.4 1,452.9 74.5
Thomaston, CT 7,497 86 1,147.1 1,080.4 66.7
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