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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 34%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArvada/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,816n/a (estimate)3,1633,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape53n/a43.971.542.6
Robbery48n/a39.866.786.2
Assault171n/a141.8255.4246.8
Violent crime272n/a (estimate)225397381
Burglary366n/a303.4375.2376.0
Theft2,679n/a2,220.81,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft499n/a413.7380.5228.9
Property crime3,544n/a (estimate)2,9382,6722,200

Key findings

  • Arvada crime rates are 23% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arvada are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Arvada you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arvada is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arvada has increased by 8%

Arvada crime map

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The Arvada crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Arvada as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Arvada crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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 people. In Arvada, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.03 times more than the Colorado average and 1.23 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Arvada is 1.76 times less than the Colorado average and 1.69 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Arvada has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times more than the Colorado average and 1.34 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Arvada (higher is better)

      How safe is Arvada, Colorado compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Arvada is safer than 42% of the cities in Colorado and 34% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Colorado and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Arvada. Overall, Arvada is ranked below 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 444
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arvada is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arvada is 1 in 32
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Arvada? In Arvada, you have a 1 in 444 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 35. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Arvada, CO is 1 in 32.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Arvada, Colorado (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Arvada has increased by 39%, the amount of property crime in Arvada has increased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Arvada has increased by 8% year over year.

      Arvada police department

      ItemArvadaColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2259,049558,732
      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 36.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900408408
      Louisville, CO19,97274427501
      Todd Creek, CO3,97976509585
      Genesee, CO3,62576509585
      Kittredge, CO1,11879528607
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,4140697697
      Holly Hills, CO2,684100675775
      Arvada, CO113,5322252,9383,163

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wilmington, NC113,7246073,0093,616
      Downey, CA113,2233242,3092,632
      Odessa, TX114,2588772,5063,384
      Round Rock, TX112,7671211,9582,079
      Miami Gardens, FL112,5147123,9504,662
      Arvada, CO113,5322252,9383,163
      Source: The Arvada, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.