Reported Annual Crime In Arvada

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArvada/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,097n/a (estimate)2,6842,9632,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArvada/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.73.24.9
Rape34n/a29.559.738.6
Robbery31n/a26.960.9101.9
Assault89n/a77.1197.2237.8
Violent crime156n/a (estimate)135321373
Burglary313n/a271.3429.8491.4
Theft2,342n/a2,029.81,918.51,775.4
Vehicle theft286n/a247.9293.2220.2
Property crime2,941n/a (estimate)2,5492,6422,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Arvada, CO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 9% lower than the average of crimes committed in Colorado. It is also 6% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Arvada, CO shows a crime rate that is 58% lower than the Colorado average. The crime rate is also 64% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Arvada, CO is shown to be 4% lower than the Colorado average and 2% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Arvada is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.35 daily crimes that occur in Arvada.
  • Arvada is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Arvada you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Arvada has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Arvada (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Arvada, CO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Colorado and on a national scale. In Arvada, CO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.10 times less than the Colorado average and 1.07 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Arvada, CO is 2.37 times less than the Colorado average and 2.76 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Arvada, CO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the Colorado average and 1.02 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Arvada (higher is better)

How safe is Arvada, CO compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Arvada, CO is safer than 49% of the cities in Colorado and 53% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Colorado and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Arvada, CO. Overall, Arvada, CO is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arvada

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arvada is 1 in 740
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arvada is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Arvada is 1 in 38
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Arvada, CO? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Arvada, CO, you have a 1 in 740 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 40. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Arvada, CO is 1 in 38.

Year Over Year Crime In Arvada (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Arvada, CO is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Arvada, CO has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Arvada, CO has increased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Arvada, CO has increased by 7% year to year.

Arvada police department

ItemArvadaColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2259,049556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.19.63.3
There are a total of 225 Arvada police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 78.4% less than the Colorado average and 36.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Colorado

StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
Colorado11,041247222
There are a total of 11,041 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 247 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 11% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Morrison, CO400000
Bow Mar, CO1,0620107107
Columbine Valley, CO1,2580297297
Todd Creek, CO3,67361503564
Genesee, CO3,74561503564
Arvada, CO109,8001352,5492,684

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waterbury, CT109,8874284,1494,577
Manchester, NH110,0656713,6784,348
Wilmington, NC110,1007624,4795,241
Carlsbad, CA109,2961511,8722,023
Westminster, CO109,2962443,3303,574
Arvada, CO109,8001352,5492,684
Source: The Arvada, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.