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


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

Crime rate in New Britain, CT

The 2018 crime rate in New Britain, CT is 267 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 79.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 New Britain crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years New Britain has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous New Britain, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
New Britain:

267.4
Newington:

146.3
Berlin:

88.2
Plainville:

191.9
Farmington:

116.8
Wethersfield:

111.4
West Hartford:

154.0
Rocky Hill:

84.2
Southington:

116.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in New Britain by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.8)
4
(5.6)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
2
(2.8)
3
(4.1)
3
(4.1)
1
(1.4)
5
(6.9)
9
(12.4)
1
(1.4)
4
(5.5)
1
(1.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(13.9)
10
(14.1)
6
(8.5)
11
(15.6)
6
(8.5)
6
(8.4)
4
(5.5)
5
(6.8)
20
(27.3)
55
(75.5)
44
(60.4)
47
(64.6)
39
(53.8)
30
(41.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
189
(263.1)
194
(272.7)
200
(283.2)
146
(206.9)
154
(218.8)
157
(220.1)
143
(195.0)
179
(243.7)
110
(150.4)
110
(151.0)
114
(156.6)
73
(100.4)
91
(125.6)
84
(115.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
158
(219.9)
125
(175.7)
117
(165.7)
120
(170.1)
133
(189.0)
143
(200.4)
178
(242.7)
130
(177.0)
133
(181.9)
151
(207.2)
108
(148.4)
95
(130.6)
135
(186.4)
195
(268.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
782
(1,089)
761
(1,070)
809
(1,145)
788
(1,117)
812
(1,154)
762
(1,068)
881
(1,201)
775
(1,055)
610
(834.1)
553
(758.9)
439
(603.1)
401
(551.4)
357
(492.8)
223
(307.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,171
(3,022)
2,119
(2,979)
2,266
(3,208)
2,096
(2,971)
2,076
(2,950)
1,886
(2,644)
1,768
(2,411)
1,749
(2,381)
1,415
(1,935)
1,361
(1,868)
1,362
(1,871)
1,257
(1,729)
1,342
(1,853)
1,372
(1,889)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
377
(524.8)
390
(548.2)
570
(807.0)
630
(892.9)
387
(550.0)
404
(566.3)
318
(433.6)
393
(535.0)
236
(322.7)
204
(280.0)
290
(398.4)
463
(636.7)
388
(535.6)
419
(576.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
2
(2.8)
3
(4.3)
1
(1.4)
2
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(9.6)
4
(5.5)
N/A2
(2.8)
22
(30.4)
16
(22.0)
City-Data.com crime index378.7377.3400.8379.9355.9344.2334.8334.0267.7311.1298.7269.4280.5267.4

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.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 258 registered sex offenders living in New Britain, Connecticut as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Britain is 281 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
New Britain:

236.1
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
New Britain:

220.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
New Britain:

182.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
New Britain:

237.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
New Britain:

268.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
New Britain:

196.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
New Britain:

225.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
New Britain:

232.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
New Britain:

224.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
New Britain:

215.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
New Britain:

206.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
New Britain:

235.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
New Britain:

249.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
New Britain:

261.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
New Britain:

188.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
New Britain:

173.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
New Britain:

203.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
New Britain:

242.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
New Britain:

271.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
New Britain:

292.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
New Britain:

273.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
New Britain:

287.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
New Britain:

312.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
New Britain:

410.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
New Britain:

425.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
New Britain:

430.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
New Britain:

460.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
New Britain:

505.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
New Britain:

510.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
New Britain:

445.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
New Britain:

447.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
New Britain:

348.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
New Britain:

325.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
New Britain:

371.4
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: 169 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 166 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 169 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 166 (157 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 170 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 167 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 139 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Connecticut average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 152 (140 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 164 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 164 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 153 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 160 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 169 (157 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 154 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 151 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 163 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in New Britain, CT
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 06051, 06052, 06053.