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


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

Crime rate in Norwalk, CT

The 2018 crime rate in Norwalk, CT is 143 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 53.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Norwalk crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 2 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Norwalk has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Norwalk, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Norwalk:

143.0
Darien:

66.1
Westport:

42.2
New Canaan:

23.5
Wilton:

49.7
Stamford:

128.1
Weston:

11.2
Fairfield:

83.9
Pound Ridge:

55.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Norwalk by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(8.3)
3
(3.6)
2
(2.4)
1
(1.2)
6
(7.1)
3
(3.5)
3
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
3
(3.4)
1
(1.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(10.6)
13
(15.4)
12
(14.4)
10
(12.0)
12
(14.1)
15
(17.5)
9
(10.4)
14
(16.0)
9
(10.2)
20
(22.5)
18
(20.2)
11
(12.4)
13
(14.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
92
(108.8)
120
(142.3)
125
(149.7)
157
(188.7)
129
(151.9)
90
(104.9)
68
(78.4)
61
(69.6)
64
(72.5)
41
(46.2)
65
(73.0)
40
(45.0)
49
(54.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
200
(236.5)
207
(245.4)
276
(330.5)
257
(308.9)
196
(230.7)
218
(254.2)
192
(221.5)
164
(187.2)
182
(206.3)
178
(200.7)
211
(237.1)
201
(226.2)
189
(211.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
365
(431.6)
284
(336.7)
284
(340.1)
314
(377.4)
323
(380.3)
297
(346.3)
250
(288.4)
245
(279.7)
219
(248.2)
202
(227.8)
239
(268.6)
160
(180.1)
147
(164.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,889
(2,234)
1,378
(1,634)
1,426
(1,708)
1,269
(1,525)
1,379
(1,623)
1,443
(1,683)
1,352
(1,560)
1,377
(1,572)
1,285
(1,456)
1,307
(1,474)
1,034
(1,162)
1,188
(1,337)
1,082
(1,210)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
324
(383.2)
210
(249.0)
205
(245.5)
203
(244.0)
176
(207.2)
174
(202.9)
111
(128.0)
106
(121.0)
93
(105.4)
118
(133.0)
154
(173.1)
157
(176.7)
118
(131.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(8.3)
8
(9.5)
4
(4.8)
8
(9.6)
12
(14.1)
4
(4.7)
4
(4.6)
3
(3.4)
2
(2.3)
5
(5.6)
8
(9.0)
5
(5.6)
5
(5.6)
City-Data.com crime index255.2220.1239.1237.4225.3211.1175.9163.3162.0157.6166.9155.6143.0

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.



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Norwalk, Connecticut as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Norwalk is 1,422 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
Norwalk:

149.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Norwalk:

154.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Norwalk:

177.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Norwalk:

146.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Norwalk:

156.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Norwalk:

144.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Norwalk:

167.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Norwalk:

204.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Norwalk:

219.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Norwalk:

263.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Norwalk:

259.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Norwalk:

216.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Norwalk:

199.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Norwalk:

209.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Norwalk:

211.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Norwalk:

201.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Norwalk:

113.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Norwalk:

129.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Norwalk:

137.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Norwalk:

139.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Norwalk:

138.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Norwalk:

152.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Norwalk:

154.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Norwalk:

183.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Norwalk:

188.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Norwalk:

188.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Norwalk:

190.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Norwalk:

186.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Norwalk:

255.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Norwalk:

274.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Norwalk:

244.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Norwalk:

250.7
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: 213 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 218 (179 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 217 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 211 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 216 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 216 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 203 (169 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Connecticut average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 201 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 210 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 191 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 184 (167 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 186 (169 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 188 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 188 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 189 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 193 (168 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Connecticut average:

2.26

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

Zip codes: 06850, 06851, 06853, 06854, 06855, 06856, 06880.