Reported Annual Crime In Breckenridge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBreckenridge/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime179n/a (estimate)3,6103,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBreckenridge/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.3
Rape1n/a20.268.841.7
Robbery0n/a0.068.498.0
Assault4n/a80.7226.9248.9
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)101368383
Burglary32n/a645.3406.9430.4
Theft136n/a2,742.51,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft6n/a121.0389.9237.4
Property crime174n/a (estimate)3,5092,7022,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Breckenridge, CO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 18% higher than the average of crimes committed in Colorado. It is also 31% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Breckenridge, CO shows a crime rate that is 73% lower than the Colorado average. The crime rate is also 74% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Breckenridge, CO is shown to be 30% higher than the Colorado average and 49% higher than the national average.
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The Breckenridge crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Breckenridge 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 Breckenridge crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Breckenridge is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.89 daily crimes that occur in Breckenridge.
  • Breckenridge is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Breckenridge you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Breckenridge has decreased by 38%.

Compare Breckenridge, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Breckenridge (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Breckenridge, CO is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Colorado and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Breckenridge, CO are 1.18 times more than the Colorado average and 1.31 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Breckenridge, CO are 3.65 times less than than Colorado and 3.80 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Breckenridge, CO are 1.30 times more than than Colorado and 1.49 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Breckenridge (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Colorado and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Breckenridge, CO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Breckenridge, CO has been ranked safer than 38% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Breckenridge, CO is safer than 38% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Colorado and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Breckenridge, CO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Breckenridge, CO is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Breckenridge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Breckenridge is 1 in 992
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Breckenridge is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Breckenridge is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Breckenridge, CO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Breckenridge, CO you have a 1 in 992 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Breckenridge, CO.

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

The year over year crime rate for Breckenridge, CO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Breckenridge, 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 decreased by 65% in Breckenridge, CO, while property crimes in Breckenridge, CO have decreased by 37%. Crimes in total for Breckenridge, CO have decreased by 38% year over year.

Breckenridge police department

ItemBreckenridgeColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)289,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.19.63.3
There are a total of 28 Breckenridge police officers. This results in 6.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.3% less than the Colorado average and 87.2% greater 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
Keystone, CO8771491,0921,240
Blue River, CO7351491,0921,240
Montezuma, CO751881,3781,565
Aetna Estates, CO1,3662071,5171,724
Frisco, CO2,9091271,9022,029
Copper Mountain, CO2922792,0462,324
Silverthorne, CO4,2063472,4272,774
Breckenridge, CO4,7321013,5093,610

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Smith Mills, MA4,7322761,1101,386
Mount Olive, NC4,7342522,2902,542
Friendship Heights Village, MD4,730130577707
Edgefield, SC4,730841,0311,115
Paulden, AZ4,7294032,3142,717
Breckenridge, CO4,7321013,5093,610
Source: The Breckenridge, 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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