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


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

Crime rate in Stamford, CT

The 2020 crime rate in Stamford, CT is 132 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 60.0% U.S. cities. The 2020 Stamford crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2019. The number of homicides stood at 6 - an increase of 1 compared to 2019. In the last 5 years Stamford has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Stamford, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Stamford:

132.2
Darien:

86.2
Greenwich:

47.5
New Canaan:

39.3
Norwalk:

112.8
Port Chester:

55.3
Rye Brook:

40.7
North Castle:

38.3
Pound Ridge:

47.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Stamford by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(2.5)
5
(4.2)
2
(1.7)
2
(1.6)
6
(4.9)
5
(4.0)
1
(0.8)
2
(1.6)
3
(2.3)
2
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(3.0)
5
(3.8)
6
(4.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
34
(28.4)
27
(22.8)
31
(25.9)
19
(15.5)
32
(26.0)
26
(20.9)
30
(23.8)
23
(18.1)
23
(17.7)
33
(25.4)
34
(26.1)
26
(19.7)
27
(20.7)
26
(19.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
130
(108.8)
172
(145.0)
151
(126.4)
152
(123.9)
190
(154.6)
145
(116.7)
160
(127.1)
146
(114.6)
92
(70.9)
118
(90.7)
91
(69.9)
64
(48.5)
86
(65.8)
85
(65.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
175
(146.4)
186
(156.8)
167
(139.7)
178
(145.1)
160
(130.2)
175
(140.9)
146
(116.0)
139
(109.1)
172
(132.6)
201
(154.5)
160
(122.9)
133
(100.8)
143
(109.4)
167
(128.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
333
(278.6)
324
(273.2)
371
(310.4)
349
(284.6)
281
(228.7)
291
(234.3)
354
(281.2)
277
(217.5)
199
(153.5)
273
(209.8)
242
(185.9)
231
(175.0)
199
(152.3)
197
(151.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,335
(1,117)
1,599
(1,348)
1,603
(1,341)
1,438
(1,173)
1,513
(1,231)
1,485
(1,196)
1,444
(1,147)
1,580
(1,240)
1,531
(1,181)
1,621
(1,246)
1,498
(1,151)
1,673
(1,267)
1,470
(1,125)
1,206
(924.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
237
(198.3)
217
(183.0)
173
(144.8)
192
(156.6)
210
(170.9)
170
(136.9)
149
(118.4)
206
(161.7)
162
(124.9)
193
(148.3)
258
(198.2)
234
(177.3)
163
(124.7)
234
(179.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(9.2)
8
(6.7)
8
(6.7)
10
(8.2)
4
(3.3)
10
(8.1)
6
(4.8)
15
(11.8)
4
(3.1)
4
(3.1)
5
(3.8)
5
(3.8)
1
(0.8)
1
(0.8)
City-Data.com crime index169.8189.2176.9161.2182.0163.2157.0151.6134.6157.9141.3133.6131.4132.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. 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 67 registered sex offenders living in Stamford, Connecticut as of February 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stamford is 1,927 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2020
Stamford:

125.7
U.S. Average:

228.3

Violent crime rate in 2019
Stamford:

115.9
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Stamford:

100.4
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Stamford:

122.5
U.S. Average:

226.3

Violent crime rate in 2016
Stamford:

151.0
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Stamford:

124.1
U.S. Average:

219.4

Violent crime rate in 2014
Stamford:

133.1
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Stamford:

147.0
U.S. Average:

214.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Stamford:

157.8
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Stamford:

178.2
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Stamford:

153.3
U.S. Average:

195.6

Violent crime rate in 2009
Stamford:

162.3
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Stamford:

182.1
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Stamford:

161.1
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Stamford:

180.2
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Stamford:

144.7
U.S. Average:

227.1

Violent crime rate in 2004
Stamford:

125.1
U.S. Average:

223.6

Violent crime rate in 2003
Stamford:

110.7
U.S. Average:

230.3

Property crime rate in 2020
Stamford:

103.4
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Stamford:

105.4
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Stamford:

125.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Stamford:

124.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Stamford:

126.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Stamford:

108.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Stamford:

129.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Stamford:

131.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Stamford:

127.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Stamford:

132.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Stamford:

139.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Stamford:

150.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Stamford:

149.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Stamford:

141.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Stamford:

164.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Stamford:

158.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Stamford:

145.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Stamford:

139.5
U.S. Average:

334.1
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 2021, including police officers: 282 (260 officers - 235 male; 25 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Connecticut average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 288 (263 officers - 236 male; 27 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 285 (266 officers - 243 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 304 (282 officers - 253 male; 29 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Connecticut average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 333 (283 officers - 254 male; 29 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Connecticut average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 315 (267 officers - 243 male; 24 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Connecticut average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 334 (280 officers - 258 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Connecticut average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 331 (278 officers - 258 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 332 (283 officers - 262 male; 21 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Connecticut average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 324 (269 officers - 247 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Connecticut average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 291 (274 officers - 252 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 328 (277 officers - 255 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 347 (284 officers - 262 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Connecticut average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 349 (285 officers - 264 male; 21 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Connecticut average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 356 (293 officers - 270 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 342 (284 officers - 262 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 363 (300 officers - 276 male; 24 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 355 (294 officers - 275 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 355 (292 officers - 271 male; 21 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Connecticut average:

2.26

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

Zip codes: 06901, 06903, 06905, 06906, 06907.