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Crime Report for Norwich,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Norwich, is 1.1 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Norwich Crime Rating
(higher ratings are better)



Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Norwich, has a violent crime rate of 488 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 281 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Norwich 488
CT 281
National 676

Norwich, is in the 95% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 77% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 95% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Norwich, or said another way, 5% of cities in have crime rates higher than Norwich.


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Crime Norwich CT Nation
Violent Crime Total 488.1 280.6 676
Murder / NNH 2.7 3.2 6.5
Forcible Rape 76.8 18.7 31.1
Robbery Rate 134.4 107.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 274.2 151.3 315
Property Crime Total 2588.4 2535.1 3726.9
Burglary 745.8 409.3 812.3
Larceny Theft 1672.6 1878.5 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 170.0 247.3 382.3
Arson 52.1 12.8 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Norwich, has a property crime rate of 2588.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2535.1 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Norwich 2588.4
CT 2535.1
National 3727



Norwich Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 73
National Percentile Rank - 54