Denver, CO Crime


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Denver, CO has been facing a significant amount of crime in recent years, with a violent crime rate of 30.7, which is higher than the national average of 22.7. This includes crimes such as murder, assault, and robbery. Additionally, the property crime rate in Denver is 50.8, also above the national average of 35.4. This includes crimes such as burglary, theft, and motor vehicle theft. These statistics paint a concerning picture of the safety and security in Denver, and it is important for law enforcement and community leaders to address and combat these crimes. With a higher crime rate than the national average, it is clear that more needs to be done to ensure the well-being of the people living in Denver.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Denver violent crime is 30.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Denver property crime is 50.8. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: The city of Denver, Colorado does not have FBI Crime Statistics. The closest similar sized city with FBI crime data is the city of Aurora, Colorado. The charts below are detailed crime statistics for the city of Aurora, Colorado. Click links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Glendale, CO Crime History
*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Glendale, CO945.417,697.14,87022019
Denver, CO748.93,743.5563,68842019
Englewood, CO204.15,225.033,28662019
Cherry Hills Village, CO44.61,098.96,09162019
Edgewater, CO167.86,563.55,41662019
Sheridan, CO449.27,219.65,63962019
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Aurora, CO735.42,918.0368,018142019
Colorado Springs, CO585.03,666.6472,958602019
Wichita, KS1,141.05,321.7356,1794332019
Lincoln, NE383.02,750.7271,2084422019
Lubbock, TX1,008.14,606.3259,2084582019
Omaha, NE612.83,643.9417,9704802019

   Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

   Crime by Location

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During my 25 years in Denver, I’ve witnessed trends found in other metro areas: homeless camps, panhandlers, worsening traffic, increased crime and rapidly appreciating  More

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I've lived in the Denver area for about eight years now. Moved here for college planning to get out as soon as I was done with college, and predictably got stuck  More

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I've lived in the city since I was born (1998) and I just was ready to get out. I'm a Denver native and I am ashamed of my city. I moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  More

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