Reported Annual Crime In Boulder

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoulder/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,412 (estimate)3,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoulder/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.95.3
Rapen/an/an/a68.841.7
Robberyn/an/an/a68.498.0
Assaultn/an/an/a226.9248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)169 (estimate)368383
Burglaryn/an/an/a406.9430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a389.9237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,243 (estimate)2,7022,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boulder is 49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.87 daily crimes that occur in Boulder.
  • Boulder is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boulder you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boulder has decreased by 50%.

Compare Boulder, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Boulder (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Boulder (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boulder

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boulder is 1 in 591
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boulder is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boulder is 1 in 71

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

Boulder police department

ItemBoulderColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2769,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.89.63.3
There are a total of 276 Boulder police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 71.2% less than the Colorado average and 15.3% 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
Pine Brook Hill, CO1,09152379431
Coal Creek, CO1,82152379431
Louisville, CO19,97285400485
Lyons, CO2,02783606689
Niwot, CO4,58896702797
Erie, CO20,80151845896
Superior, CO12,9281401,0291,170
Boulder, CO105,4201691,2431,412

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Daly City, CA105,5432471,4541,701
Wichita Falls, TX105,0133573,1113,468
West Palm Beach, FL104,9788284,8195,647
Green Bay, WI104,9514732,0382,511
Broken Arrow, OK104,8691242,1822,306
Boulder, CO105,4201691,2431,412
Source: The Boulder, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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