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Total crime 116%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 136%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsCentral Boulder/100k peopleBoulder/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,3625,076 (estimate)4,0923,2572,346
Murder2n/a1.95.16.5
Rape31n/a29.162.938.4
Robbery72n/a67.568.373.9
Assault238n/a223.3286.9279.7
Violent crime343454 (estimate)322423388
Burglary654n/a613.5400.3314.2
Theft2,994n/a2,808.71,909.31,398.0
Vehicle theft371n/a348.0524.3246.0
Property crime4,0194,622 (estimate)3,7702,8341,958

Key findings

  • Central Boulder crime rates are 116% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central Boulder are 17% higher than the national average
  • In Central Boulder you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central Boulder is safer than 61% of the cities in Colorado
  • Year over year crime in Boulder has increased by 25%

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      Daily Crime In Central Boulder (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central Boulder

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central Boulder is 1 in 221
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central Boulder is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central Boulder is 1 in 20

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

      Boulder police department

      ItemCentral BoulderBoulderColorado
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2769,049
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.89.6

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Coal Creek, CO1,82159398457
      Pine Brook Hill, CO1,09159398457
      Lyons, CO2,02795636731
      Niwot, CO4,588110736846
      Nederland, CO1,56065907972
      Superior, CO12,9281611,0801,241
      Erie, CO20,801991,1561,255
      Boulder, CO105,4203223,7704,092

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Daly City, CA105,5431801,3661,546
      Wichita Falls, TX105,0133873,0783,465
      West Palm Beach, FL104,9787623,4104,172
      Green Bay, WI104,9515271,5292,056
      Broken Arrow, OK104,8691721,9362,108
      Boulder, CO105,4203223,7704,092
      Source: The Central Boulder, Boulder, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.