Reported Annual Crime In Cheyenne

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCheyenne/100k peopleWyoming/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,161n/a (estimate)3,3972,1252,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCheyenne/100k peopleWyoming/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a11.02.74.9
Rape13n/a20.429.538.6
Robbery7n/a11.010.1101.9
Assault95n/a149.3179.8237.8
Violent crime122n/a (estimate)192222373
Burglary289n/a454.3300.6491.4
Theft1,650n/a2,593.61,500.91,775.4
Vehicle theft100n/a157.2101.0220.2
Property crime2,039n/a (estimate)3,2051,9032,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Cheyenne, WY. All reported Cheyenne, WY crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Cheyenne, WY overall crime rate is 60% higher than in comparison to the Wyoming average; and is also 19% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Cheyenne, WY, the rate is 14% lower than compared to the Wyoming average, and 49% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Cheyenne, WY comes in at 68% higher than to the average seen in Wyoming, and 29% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cheyenne is 19% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.31 daily crimes that occur in Cheyenne.
  • Cheyenne is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cheyenne you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cheyenne has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Cheyenne (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Cheyenne, WY on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Wyoming. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Cheyenne, WY (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Wyoming state wide, are 1.60 times more than the state average and 1.19 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Cheyenne, WY on a daily bases are 1.16 times less than than Wyoming average and 1.94 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Cheyenne, WY are 1.68 times more than the daily state average and 1.29 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Cheyenne (higher is better)

How safe is Cheyenne, WY compared to other cities in Wyoming and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Cheyenne, WY is safer than 27% of the cities in Wyoming and 40% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Wyoming and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Cheyenne, WY. Overall, Cheyenne, WY is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cheyenne

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cheyenne is 1 in 522
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cheyenne is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cheyenne is 1 in 30
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Cheyenne, WY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Cheyenne, WY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 522. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 32 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Cheyenne, WY is 1 in 30.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Cheyenne, WY 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 Cheyenne, WY has increased by 36%, the amount of property crime in Cheyenne, WY has increased by 13%, and the total amount of crime in Cheyenne, WY has increased by 14% year to year.

Cheyenne police department

ItemCheyenneWyomingNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)124987556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.23.3
There are a total of 124 Cheyenne police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37% less than the Wyoming average and 37.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wyoming

StateTotal offendersWyoming /100KNational /100K
Wyoming1,717302222
There are a total of 1,717 sex offenders in Wyoming. This yields a total of 302 sex offenders in Wyoming per 100,000 residents which is 36% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ranchettes, WY6,02872619691
Fox Farm-College, WY3,9591681,4431,611
South Greeley, WY4,7022181,8712,089
Cheyenne, WY61,4701923,2053,397

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La Habra, CA61,3411662,0472,213
Ames, IA61,2761521,9032,055
Conroe, TX61,2683363,5733,909
New Braunfels, TX61,7122552,9983,253
Haverhill, MA61,7695421,9792,522
Cheyenne, WY61,4701923,2053,397
Source: The Cheyenne, WY 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.