Reported Annual Crime In Colorado Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColorado Springs/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18,358n/a (estimate)4,1262,8392,962
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColorado Springs/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder20n/a435
Rape412n/a935737
Robbery404n/a9157102
Assault1,203n/a270193233
Violent crime2,039n/a (estimate)458309366
Burglary2,759n/a620438543
Theft11,914n/a2,6781,8571,837
Vehicle theft1,646n/a370235216
Property crime16,319n/a (estimate)3,6682,5302,596
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Colorado Springs, CO is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Colorado Springs, CO. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Colorado Springs, CO averages 45% higher than the rest of Colorado while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Colorado Springs, CO is 48% higher than the average rate of crime in Colorado and 25% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 45% higher than the remainder of the state of Colorado and 41% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Colorado Springs, CO area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Colorado Springs is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.3 daily crimes that occur in Colorado Springs.
  • Colorado Springs is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Colorado Springs you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Colorado Springs has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Colorado Springs (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Colorado Springs, CO on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Colorado Springs, CO (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado state wide, are 1.45 times more than the state average and 1.39 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Colorado Springs, CO on a daily bases are 1.48 times more than than Colorado average and 1.25 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Colorado Springs, CO are 1.45 times more than the daily state average and 1.41 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Colorado Springs (higher is better)

How safe is Colorado Springs, CO compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Colorado Springs, CO is safer than 12% of the cities in Colorado and 16% 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 Colorado Springs, CO. Overall, Colorado Springs, CO is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colorado Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colorado Springs is 1 in 219
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colorado Springs is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Colorado Springs is 1 in 25
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Colorado Springs, CO? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Colorado Springs, CO your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 219. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 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 Colorado Springs, CO is 1 in 25.

Year Over Year Crime In Colorado Springs (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Colorado Springs, CO is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Colorado Springs, CO has increased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Colorado Springs, CO has decreased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in Colorado Springs, CO has decreased by 10% year over year.

Colorado Springs police department

ItemColorado SpringsColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9129,097504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.19.53.3
There are a total of 912 Colorado Springs police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 77.8% less than the Colorado average and 35.4% 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
Green Mountain Falls, CO7260741741
Woodland Park, CO7,1472802,1152,395
Fountain, CO25,6023122,5032,815
Manitou Springs, CO5,0512452,7923,038
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO1,33124320,47820,721
Colorado Springs, CO417,5344583,6684,126

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Omaha, NE412,6895614,3454,906
Atlanta, GA425,9311,2275,7476,975
Raleigh, NC405,0073684,0754,443
Miami, FL401,9271,0604,8335,893
Cleveland, OH397,9721,3345,4346,769
Colorado Springs, CO417,5344583,6684,126
Source: The Colorado Springs, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.