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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 76%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBreckenridge/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime205n/a (estimate)4,0362,9722,489
Murder1n/a19.73.85.0
Rape4n/a78.867.242.6
Robbery1n/a19.763.681.6
Assault10n/a196.9246.3250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)315381379
Burglary7n/a137.8348.4340.5
Theft176n/a3,465.31,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft6n/a118.1384.0219.9
Property crime189n/a (estimate)3,7212,5912,110

Key findings

  • Breckenridge crime rates are 62% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Breckenridge are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Breckenridge you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Breckenridge is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Breckenridge has increased by 213%

Breckenridge crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Breckenridge crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Breckenridge (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Breckenridge, Colorado is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Breckenridge are 1.36 times more than the Colorado average and 1.62 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Breckenridge are 1.21 times less than than Colorado and 1.20 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Breckenridge are 1.44 times more than than Colorado and 1.76 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Breckenridge (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Colorado and all other cities across the US, is Breckenridge safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Breckenridge is safer than 22% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Breckenridge is safer than 22% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Breckenridge 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 318
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Breckenridge is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Breckenridge is 1 in 25
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Breckenridge? In Breckenridge, CO you have a 1 in 318 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Breckenridge.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Breckenridge is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Breckenridge has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 89% in Breckenridge, while property crimes in Breckenridge have increased by 231%. Total crime has increased by 213% 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
      Colorado11,204251266
      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
      Keystone, CO8771541,0471,201
      Blue River, CO7351541,0471,201
      Montezuma, CO751941,3211,515
      Aetna Estates, CO1,3662141,4551,668
      Silverthorne, CO4,206401,8191,859
      Copper Mountain, CO2922881,9622,250
      Alma, CO3163522,3972,750
      Breckenridge, CO4,7323153,7214,036

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Smith Mills, MA4,7322539111,165
      Edgefield, SC4,7302101,2411,451
      Mount Olive, NC4,7346022,8373,439
      Friendship Heights Village, MD4,730118506624
      Paulden, AZ4,7293611,9372,298
      Breckenridge, CO4,7323153,7214,036
      Source: The Breckenridge, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.