Canton, CT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 6 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Canton is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 80% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Canton is one in 168. Compared to communities within Connecticut, Canton‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 80% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Canton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Canton is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Canton does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Canton.

For Canton, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Canton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2051, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Canton is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Canton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 183.

Canton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

80

(100 is safest)


Safer than 80% of U.S. Cities

Canton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

56

61

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.49

5.46

5.95

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.49
1.84
National Median: 4
    Canton
    Connecticut

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,051

in Canton

1 in 545

in Connecticut

Canton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,254
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.00 0.39

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
5.46
14.27
National Median: 21
    Canton
    Connecticut

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 183

in Canton

1 in 70

in Connecticut

Canton Property CRIMES

Population: 10,254
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 45 7
Rate per 1,000 0.39 4.39 0.68

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Canton Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
2
16
National Median: 28.3
    Canton
    Connecticut