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


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

Crime rate in Hartford, CT

The 2018 crime rate in Hartford, CT was 482 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.8 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 95.2% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Hartford crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 21 - a decrease of 8 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Hartford has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Hartford, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Hartford:

481.6
West Hartford:

154.0
East Hartford:

209.8
Wethersfield:

111.4
Bloomfield:

201.8
Newington:

146.3
Windsor:

153.2
Rocky Hill:

84.2
Glastonbury:

83.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Hartford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
25
(20.0)
24
(19.3)
31
(24.9)
31
(24.9)
33
(26.6)
26
(20.7)
27
(21.6)
23
(18.4)
23
(18.4)
19
(15.2)
32
(25.7)
14
(11.3)
29
(23.6)
21
(17.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
46
(36.8)
47
(37.8)
58
(46.6)
61
(49.0)
49
(39.5)
46
(36.6)
55
(44.0)
27
(21.6)
53
(42.4)
45
(36.0)
44
(35.3)
65
(52.5)
45
(36.6)
53
(43.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
692
(553.2)
758
(610.3)
642
(515.4)
629
(504.8)
600
(483.7)
570
(453.7)
602
(481.6)
640
(511.2)
557
(445.9)
502
(401.8)
510
(409.5)
476
(384.7)
465
(378.4)
355
(288.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
679
(542.8)
761
(612.7)
680
(545.9)
782
(627.6)
921
(742.4)
982
(781.7)
955
(764.0)
965
(770.7)
840
(672.4)
814
(651.5)
835
(670.4)
798
(644.9)
804
(654.2)
884
(718.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,398
(1,118)
1,158
(932.3)
1,168
(937.7)
1,000
(802.5)
1,135
(915.0)
1,019
(811.1)
1,271
(1,017)
1,050
(838.6)
981
(785.3)
888
(710.7)
958
(769.2)
808
(653.0)
738
(600.5)
605
(491.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6,255
(5,001)
5,957
(4,796)
4,437
(3,562)
4,048
(3,249)
4,061
(3,274)
3,639
(2,897)
3,372
(2,697)
3,467
(2,769)
3,416
(2,734)
3,642
(2,915)
3,613
(2,901)
3,616
(2,922)
3,490
(2,840)
3,089
(2,509)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,860
(1,487)
1,709
(1,376)
1,601
(1,285)
1,326
(1,064)
993
(800.5)
837
(666.3)
859
(687.2)
802
(640.6)
639
(511.5)
750
(600.3)
897
(720.2)
773
(624.7)
679
(552.5)
741
(601.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
76
(60.8)
87
(70.0)
107
(85.9)
97
(77.8)
84
(67.7)
95
(75.6)
91
(72.8)
88
(70.3)
45
(36.0)
45
(36.0)
55
(44.2)
112
(90.5)
87
(70.8)
70
(56.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)741.1741.7661.8637.1637.4589.1609.7582.2544.3524.4564.0521.6520.7481.6

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 690 registered sex offenders living in Hartford, Connecticut as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hartford is 179 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Hartford:

580.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Hartford:

600.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Hartford:

590.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Hartford:

626.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Hartford:

593.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Hartford:

638.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Hartford:

699.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Hartford:

710.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Hartford:

695.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Hartford:

705.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Hartford:

664.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Hartford:

627.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Hartford:

688.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Hartford:

624.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Hartford:

477.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Hartford:

592.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Hartford:

502.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Hartford:

314.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Hartford:

345.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Hartford:

370.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Hartford:

406.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Hartford:

377.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Hartford:

370.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Hartford:

402.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Hartford:

441.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Hartford:

407.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Hartford:

466.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Hartford:

482.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Hartford:

558.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Hartford:

632.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Hartford:

696.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Hartford:

631.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Hartford:

548.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Hartford:

550.4
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: 425 (394 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 435 (390 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 430 (398 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 458 (413 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.32
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 454 (420 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 488 (455 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.64
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 516 (478 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.82
Connecticut average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 511 (440 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.52
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 498 (452 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.60
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 497 (448 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 521 (422 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.39
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 494 (411 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 469 (410 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.37
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 475 (416 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 473 (403 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 472 (408 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Connecticut average:

2.26

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

Zip codes: 06095, 06103, 06105, 06106, 06110, 06112, 06114, 06117, 06120, 06160.