Hartford, CT Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,473
Total Crimes
3,659.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
47.74%
Above National Average
93 out of 94
In Connecticut
8,478 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Hartford, CT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Hartford is 3,659.0 per 100,000 people. That's 47.74% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 127.24% higher 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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Hartford SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Hartford
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,473 3,659.0 1,610.2 2,476.7
Murder 21 17.2 2.9 5.0
Robbery 271 221.7 54.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 726 593.9 105.0 250.2
Violent Crime 1,049 858.1 183.6 366.7
Burglary 427 349.3 180.7 340.5
Larceny 2,464 2,015.6 1,078.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 533 436.0 167.3 219.9
Property Crime 3,424 2,800.9 1,426.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Hartford

1,049.0
Violent Crimes
858.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
134.01%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 116.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Hartford each year. That compares to a 1 in 544.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Hartford is 858.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 134.01% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 367.37% higher than the Connecticut violent crime rate of 183.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Hartford

3,424.0
Property Crimes
2,800.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
32.75%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 35.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Hartford each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Hartford is 2,800.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 32.75% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 96.34% higher than the Connecticut property crime rate of 1,426.6 per 100,000 people.

Hartford 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 Hartford

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
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
Manchester, CT 57,630 1,476 2,561.2 2,387.6 173.5
East Hartford, CT 49,842 851 1,707.4 1,554.9 152.5
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
Windsor Locks, CT 12,924 148 1,145.2 1,083.3 61.9
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