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Crime rate in Bridgeport, Connecticut (CT): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bridgeport, CT compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bridgeport, CT

The 2018 crime rate in Bridgeport, CT was 304 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 83.5% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Bridgeport crime rate fell by 32% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 11 - a decrease of 10 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Bridgeport has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Bridgeport, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bridgeport:

303.8
Stratford:

129.7
Fairfield:

83.9
Trumbull:

153.1
Easton:

14.8
Milford:

117.3
Westport:

42.2
Shelton:

59.8
Weston:

11.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bridgeport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
19
(13.6)
28
(20.2)
14
(10.2)
20
(14.7)
12
(8.8)
22
(15.8)
20
(13.8)
22
(15.1)
11
(7.5)
11
(7.4)
19
(12.8)
10
(6.7)
21
(14.4)
11
(7.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
65
(46.4)
69
(49.7)
77
(55.9)
58
(42.5)
58
(42.6)
57
(41.1)
116
(80.3)
388
(265.7)
82
(55.8)
92
(62.2)
80
(53.9)
69
(46.6)
77
(52.7)
83
(56.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
648
(462.3)
659
(474.8)
675
(490.4)
737
(540.6)
680
(499.8)
561
(404.1)
610
(422.2)
606
(415.0)
584
(397.1)
546
(369.4)
441
(297.3)
441
(297.6)
565
(386.7)
325
(221.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
776
(553.6)
753
(542.5)
837
(608.0)
823
(603.7)
777
(571.1)
772
(556.2)
701
(485.1)
744
(509.5)
720
(489.5)
689
(466.1)
456
(307.5)
595
(401.5)
652
(446.2)
526
(358.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,383
(986.6)
1,362
(981.3)
1,201
(872.5)
1,269
(930.9)
1,276
(937.9)
1,448
(1,043)
1,540
(1,066)
1,377
(943.0)
1,191
(809.8)
1,129
(763.8)
817
(550.9)
667
(450.1)
548
(375.1)
588
(400.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,452
(3,176)
4,400
(3,170)
4,223
(3,068)
3,768
(2,764)
3,375
(2,481)
2,377
(1,712)
3,025
(2,093)
2,908
(1,991)
2,610
(1,775)
2,402
(1,625)
2,053
(1,384)
1,857
(1,253)
2,152
(1,473)
1,647
(1,122)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,283
(915.3)
1,225
(882.6)
1,153
(837.6)
1,137
(834.0)
964
(708.6)
858
(618.1)
1,042
(721.1)
868
(594.4)
663
(450.8)
754
(510.1)
626
(422.1)
734
(495.3)
716
(490.0)
598
(407.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
80
(57.1)
N/A43
(31.2)
61
(44.7)
42
(30.9)
20
(14.4)
24
(16.6)
25
(17.1)
31
(21.1)
32
(21.6)
8
(5.4)
9
(6.1)
14
(9.6)
16
(10.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)582.9597.2584.6588.7537.5488.0531.6662.3440.3428.0347.2341.6400.5303.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 349 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeport, Connecticut as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bridgeport is 418 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Bridgeport, CT?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Bridgeport:

361.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bridgeport:

497.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bridgeport:

409.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bridgeport:

382.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bridgeport:

494.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bridgeport:

514.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bridgeport:

758.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bridgeport:

561.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bridgeport:

552.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bridgeport:

595.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bridgeport:

644.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bridgeport:

625.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bridgeport:

598.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bridgeport:

581.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bridgeport:

497.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bridgeport:

475.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bridgeport:

581.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Bridgeport:

197.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Bridgeport:

222.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bridgeport:

227.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bridgeport:

242.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bridgeport:

310.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bridgeport:

318.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bridgeport:

377.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bridgeport:

426.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bridgeport:

387.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bridgeport:

417.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bridgeport:

449.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bridgeport:

453.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bridgeport:

487.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bridgeport:

493.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bridgeport:

382.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bridgeport:

408.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bridgeport:

457.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 445 (392 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 441 (388 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 433 (376 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 408 (356 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 442 (389 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 467 (411 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 454 (414 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Connecticut average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 476 (421 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 457 (406 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 483 (409 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 525 (423 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 528 (424 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 513 (410 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 528 (420 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 548 (443 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 555 (447 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bridgeport, CT
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 06604, 06605, 06606, 06607, 06608, 06610, 06611.