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


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

Crime rate in Shelton, CT

The 2018 crime rate in Shelton, CT is 60 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.6 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 22.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Shelton crime rate fell by 13% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Shelton has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Shelton, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Shelton:

59.8
Derby:

204.5
Ansonia:

166.7
Monroe:

52.4
Trumbull:

153.1
Orange:

176.0
Seymour:

68.0
Woodbridge:

106.3
Milford:

117.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Shelton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(2.5)
2
(5.1)
4
(9.9)
3
(7.5)
2
(5.0)
5
(12.2)
2
(5.0)
7
(17.5)
3
(7.4)
3
(7.3)
8
(19.2)
4
(9.6)
3
(7.2)
8
(19.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(17.8)
11
(27.9)
12
(29.7)
7
(17.4)
18
(44.8)
11
(26.8)
10
(25.2)
12
(30.0)
7
(17.3)
15
(36.3)
12
(28.8)
15
(36.0)
7
(16.8)
7
(16.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(17.8)
7
(17.8)
8
(19.8)
9
(22.4)
11
(27.4)
12
(29.2)
15
(37.8)
3
(7.5)
8
(19.8)
4
(9.7)
10
(24.0)
9
(21.6)
18
(43.2)
8
(19.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(246.2)
88
(223.3)
100
(247.4)
116
(288.2)
97
(241.3)
115
(280.2)
131
(330.5)
134
(334.5)
111
(274.2)
97
(234.6)
87
(208.5)
134
(321.8)
81
(194.6)
67
(160.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
277
(703.1)
299
(758.6)
363
(898.0)
395
(981.5)
346
(860.8)
333
(811.5)
349
(880.6)
265
(661.5)
296
(731.3)
266
(643.2)
308
(738.2)
252
(605.2)
259
(622.2)
185
(444.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(187.8)
62
(157.3)
58
(143.5)
52
(129.2)
52
(129.4)
40
(97.5)
44
(111.0)
33
(82.4)
40
(98.8)
25
(60.5)
30
(71.9)
49
(117.7)
56
(134.5)
34
(81.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(5.1)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.8)
City-Data.com crime index71.374.585.585.484.683.586.480.971.470.483.479.068.759.8

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.




According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Shelton, Connecticut as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shelton is 1,468 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
Shelton:

37.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Shelton:

37.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Shelton:

38.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Shelton:

50.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Shelton:

35.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Shelton:

25.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Shelton:

36.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Shelton:

36.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Shelton:

40.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Shelton:

41.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Shelton:

27.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Shelton:

34.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Shelton:

27.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Shelton:

20.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Shelton:

41.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Shelton:

42.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Shelton:

30.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Shelton:

66.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Shelton:

90.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Shelton:

112.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Shelton:

89.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Shelton:

88.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Shelton:

106.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Shelton:

112.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Shelton:

126.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Shelton:

111.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Shelton:

110.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Shelton:

126.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Shelton:

115.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Shelton:

106.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Shelton:

112.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Shelton:

126.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Shelton:

104.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Shelton:

108.4
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: 60 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 58 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 61 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 56 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 59 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 62 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 61 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Connecticut average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 61 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 62 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 63 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 66 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 63 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 64 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 60 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 59 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 62 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Connecticut average:

2.26

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

Zip codes: 06484.