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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 37%
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 peopleBroomfield/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,121n/a (estimate)2,9962,9722,489
Murder2n/a2.83.85.0
Rape13n/a18.467.242.6
Robbery9n/a12.763.681.6
Assault51n/a72.0246.3250.2
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)106381379
Burglary205n/a289.6348.4340.5
Theft1,710n/a2,415.31,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft131n/a185.0384.0219.9
Property crime2,046n/a (estimate)2,8902,5912,110

Key findings

  • Broomfield crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Broomfield are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Broomfield you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Broomfield is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Broomfield has increased by 18%

Broomfield crime map

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The Broomfield crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Broomfield 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 Broomfield crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Broomfield (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Broomfield for every 100,000 residents. The Broomfield total amount of daily crime is 1.01 times more than the Colorado average and 1.20 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Broomfield, is 3.60 times less than the Colorado average, and it is 3.58 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Broomfield has a daily crime average that is 1.12 times more than the Colorado average and 1.37 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Broomfield (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Broomfield, Colorado compared to other areas of Colorado, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Broomfield safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Broomfield is safer than 44% of Colorado cities, and 39% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Colorado, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Broomfield. At this time, Broomfield sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Broomfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Broomfield is 1 in 944
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Broomfield is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Broomfield is 1 in 34
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Broomfield? If you reside in Broomfield, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 944. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 35 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Broomfield, is 1 in 34.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Broomfield is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Broomfield has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 9% in Broomfield, while property crimes in Broomfield have increased by 19%. Total crime has increased by 18% year over year.

      Broomfield police department

      ItemBroomfieldColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1939,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.39.63.3
      There are a total of 193 Broomfield police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.3% less than the Colorado average and 2.1% 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
      Frederick, CO10,79109898
      Pine Brook Hill, CO1,09153364417
      Todd Creek, CO3,97973494566
      Niwot, CO4,58899673772
      Firestone, CO11,70939816855
      Erie, CO20,8011069011,007
      Superior, CO12,9281459871,132
      Broomfield, CO62,4491062,8902,996

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haverhill, MA62,3405241,3111,835
      Dundalk, MD62,3377533,2323,985
      Council Bluffs, IA62,3267905,8456,635
      Bethesda, MD62,6082098971,106
      Hamilton, OH62,2594263,5854,011
      Broomfield, CO62,4491062,8902,996
      Source: The Broomfield, 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.