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


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

Crime rate in Groton, CT

The 2019 crime rate in Groton, CT is 117 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 46.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Groton crime rate fell by 19% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Groton has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Groton, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Groton:

116.6
New London:

198.2
Waterford:

64.6
Groton Long Point:

29.5
Ledyard:

48.8
East Lyme:

35.8
Stonington:

85.5
Westerly:

95.9
Norwich:

190.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Groton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(42.2)
5
(53.7)
4
(42.8)
5
(53.7)
4
(42.1)
4
(38.4)
4
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(42.8)
11
(118.6)
4
(43.5)
3
(33.0)
5
(55.2)
4
(44.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(95.0)
2
(21.5)
2
(21.4)
5
(53.7)
6
(63.2)
5
(48.0)
3
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.9)
5
(55.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(137.2)
9
(96.6)
15
(160.5)
17
(182.4)
16
(168.6)
15
(144.1)
10
(96.2)
7
(74.8)
10
(107.1)
12
(129.3)
12
(130.6)
9
(99.0)
17
(187.8)
12
(133.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(432.6)
30
(322.1)
45
(481.5)
27
(289.7)
27
(284.5)
13
(124.9)
8
(76.9)
6
(64.1)
9
(96.4)
9
(97.0)
29
(315.6)
60
(659.8)
25
(276.2)
26
(290.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
196
(2,068)
151
(1,621)
139
(1,487)
138
(1,481)
124
(1,306)
122
(1,172)
139
(1,337)
124
(1,325)
136
(1,456)
140
(1,509)
162
(1,763)
106
(1,166)
79
(872.8)
70
(780.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(105.5)
10
(107.4)
5
(53.5)
6
(64.4)
6
(63.2)
5
(48.0)
10
(96.2)
4
(42.7)
12
(128.5)
11
(118.6)
16
(174.1)
4
(44.0)
6
(66.3)
3
(33.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(42.2)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
3
(28.9)
4
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.3)
2
(21.8)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
2
(22.3)
City-Data.com crime index211.1164.7170.3180.2163.6133.5125.275.9134.2200.6170.7159.0144.6116.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 40 registered sex offenders living in Groton, Connecticut as of February 06, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Groton is 229 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Groton:

111.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Groton:

154.7
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Groton:

110.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Groton:

114.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Groton:

188.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Groton:

101.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Groton:

37.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Groton:

101.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Groton:

134.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Groton:

158.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Groton:

171.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Groton:

133.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Groton:

112.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Groton:

158.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Groton:

159.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Groton:

84.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Groton:

75.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Groton:

85.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Groton:

102.0
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Groton:

108.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Groton:

196.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Groton:

177.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Groton:

112.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Groton:

111.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Groton:

85.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Groton:

96.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Groton:

90.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Groton:

131.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Groton:

141.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Groton:

178.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Groton:

161.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Groton:

205.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Groton:

199.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Groton:

82.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Groton:

109.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Groton:

97.5
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 2019, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Connecticut average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Connecticut average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 40 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
Connecticut average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 39 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.33
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 40 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.32
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 37 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 37 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Connecticut average:

2.26

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

Zip codes: 06340.