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


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

Crime rate in Danbury, CT

The 2018 crime rate in Danbury, CT is 114 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 43.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Danbury crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Danbury has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Danbury, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Danbury:

114.1
Bethel:

40.7
Brookfield:

46.1
Redding:

25.4
Newtown:

27.9
Brewster:

34.6
Ridgefield:

12.9
New Milford:

81.1
Monroe:

52.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Danbury by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.3)
4
(5.1)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.5)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.4)
1
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
22
(28.1)
11
(14.0)
20
(25.0)
15
(18.8)
25
(31.4)
21
(25.8)
34
(42.0)
23
(28.1)
25
(30.0)
31
(36.8)
45
(53.3)
30
(35.2)
19
(22.2)
21
(24.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
58
(74.0)
62
(78.9)
75
(93.9)
41
(51.4)
50
(62.7)
46
(56.6)
76
(93.8)
45
(55.0)
53
(63.6)
64
(75.9)
64
(75.8)
75
(87.9)
71
(82.9)
40
(46.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
47
(59.9)
55
(70.0)
49
(61.3)
52
(65.2)
53
(66.5)
47
(57.9)
53
(65.4)
40
(48.8)
28
(33.6)
54
(64.1)
48
(56.9)
56
(65.6)
72
(84.1)
72
(83.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
223
(284.4)
257
(326.9)
275
(344.2)
275
(344.8)
219
(274.7)
258
(317.6)
343
(423.2)
287
(350.5)
221
(265.1)
230
(272.9)
178
(210.9)
168
(196.9)
90
(105.1)
128
(149.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,220
(1,556)
1,191
(1,515)
1,069
(1,338)
1,237
(1,551)
1,219
(1,529)
1,177
(1,449)
1,183
(1,460)
1,201
(1,467)
972
(1,166)
1,007
(1,195)
1,070
(1,268)
1,056
(1,237)
942
(1,100)
926
(1,079)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
136
(173.4)
153
(194.6)
138
(172.7)
114
(142.9)
98
(122.9)
80
(98.5)
62
(76.5)
74
(90.4)
64
(76.8)
115
(136.4)
113
(133.9)
139
(162.9)
73
(85.3)
109
(127.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(3.8)
1
(1.3)
3
(3.8)
3
(3.8)
6
(7.5)
5
(6.2)
5
(6.2)
6
(7.3)
2
(2.4)
3
(3.6)
6
(7.1)
5
(5.9)
1
(1.2)
8
(9.3)
City-Data.com crime index155.2158.1156.9143.6152.4142.2171.4141.6125.9145.2153.0143.9120.0114.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 101 registered sex offenders living in Danbury, Connecticut as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Danbury is 842 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Danbury:

89.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Danbury:

108.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Danbury:

111.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Danbury:

119.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Danbury:

109.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Danbury:

83.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Danbury:

82.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Danbury:

124.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Danbury:

88.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Danbury:

101.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Danbury:

79.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Danbury:

107.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Danbury:

98.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Danbury:

97.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Danbury:

101.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Danbury:

78.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Danbury:

107.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Danbury:

102.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Danbury:

88.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Danbury:

125.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Danbury:

125.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Danbury:

134.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Danbury:

122.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Danbury:

157.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Danbury:

169.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Danbury:

150.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Danbury:

149.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Danbury:

168.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Danbury:

161.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Danbury:

170.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Danbury:

160.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Danbury:

175.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Danbury:

155.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Danbury:

193.4
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: 150 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 144 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 151 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 151 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 148 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 149 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 150 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Connecticut average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 152 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 159 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 152 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 157 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 153 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 153 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 146 (140 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 155 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 154 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Connecticut average:

2.26

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

Zip codes: 06804, 06810, 06811.