Reported Annual Crime In Westminster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestminster/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,058n/a (estimate)3,5742,9632,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestminster/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.93.24.9
Rape50n/a44.059.738.6
Robbery57n/a50.260.9101.9
Assault169n/a148.8197.2237.8
Violent crime277n/a (estimate)244321373
Burglary407n/a358.4429.8491.4
Theft2,838n/a2,499.41,918.51,775.4
Vehicle theft536n/a472.1293.2220.2
Property crime3,781n/a (estimate)3,3302,6422,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Westminster, CO. All reported Westminster, CO 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 Westminster, CO overall crime rate is 21% higher than in comparison to the Colorado average; and is also 25% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Westminster, CO, the rate is 24% lower than compared to the Colorado average, and 35% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Westminster, CO comes in at 26% higher than to the average seen in Colorado, and 34% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westminster is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.79 daily crimes that occur in Westminster.
  • Westminster is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westminster you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westminster has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Westminster (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Westminster, CO per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Colorado and on a national level. In Westminster, CO the total number of daily crimes is 1.21 times more than the Colorado average and 1.25 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Westminster, CO is 1.32 times less than the Colorado average and 1.53 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Westminster, CO has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times more than the Colorado average and 1.34 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Westminster (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Westminster, CO compared to every other city in Colorado as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Westminster, CO ranks safer than 35% of every city located within Colorado along with 35% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Colorado and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Westminster, CO. As a result, Westminster, CO is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westminster

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westminster is 1 in 410
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westminster is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westminster is 1 in 28
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Westminster, 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 Westminster, CO, you have a 1 in 410 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 31. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Westminster, CO is 1 in 28.

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

The year over year crime rate for Westminster, CO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Westminster, CO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 6% in Westminster, CO, while property crimes in Westminster, CO have increased by 15%. Crimes in total for Westminster, CO have increased by 14% year over year.

Westminster police department

ItemWestminsterColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2629,049556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.49.63.3
There are a total of 262 Westminster police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 74.9% less than the Colorado average and 26.7% 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
Pine Brook Hill, CO1,21445371416
Todd Creek, CO3,67361503564
Genesee, CO3,74561503564
Westminster, CO109,2962443,3303,574

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Carlsbad, CA109,2961511,8722,023
Rochester, MN109,2521762,2622,438
Clearwater, FL109,2106103,9134,523
Arvada, CO109,8001352,5492,684
Waterbury, CT109,8874284,1494,577
Westminster, CO109,2962443,3303,574
Source: The Westminster, 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.