Watertown, CT Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
297
Total Crimes
1,379.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-44.31%
Below National Average
56 out of 94
In Connecticut
4,530 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Watertown, CT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Watertown is 1,379.2 per 100,000 people. That's -44.31% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -14.34% 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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Watertown SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Watertown
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 297 1,379.2 1,610.2 2,476.7
Murder 3 13.9 2.9 5.0
Robbery 2 9.3 54.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 23.2 105.0 250.2
Violent Crime 13 60.4 183.6 366.7
Burglary 26 120.7 180.7 340.5
Larceny 221 1,026.3 1,078.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 37 171.8 167.3 219.9
Property Crime 284 1,318.8 1,426.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Watertown

13.0
Violent Crimes
60.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-83.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,656.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Watertown each year. That compares to a 1 in 544.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Watertown is 60.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -83.54% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -67.12% lower than the Connecticut violent crime rate of 183.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Watertown

284.0
Property Crimes
1,318.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-37.49%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 75.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Watertown each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Watertown is 1,318.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -37.49% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -7.55% lower than the Connecticut property crime rate of 1,426.6 per 100,000 people.

Watertown 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 Watertown

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
Naugatuck, CT 31,214 471 1,508.9 1,412.8 96.1
New Milford, CT 26,835 196 730.4 674.5 55.9
Thomaston, CT 7,521 62 824.4 771.2 53.2
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