Reported Annual Crime In Cañon City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCañon City/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime723n/a (estimate)4,3233,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCañon City/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.03.95.3
Rape16n/a95.768.841.7
Robbery6n/a35.968.498.0
Assault50n/a299.0226.9248.9
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)437368383
Burglary110n/a657.8406.9430.4
Theft488n/a2,918.11,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft52n/a310.9389.9237.4
Property crime650n/a (estimate)3,8872,7022,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Cañon City, CO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Cañon City, CO, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Cañon City, CO is 41% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Colorado, and when compared with the national average, is 57% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Cañon City, CO has 19% higher than violent crime rate than Colorado average, while remaining 14% higher than the national average. In property crime, Cañon City, CO is 44% higher than the average of Colorado and is 65% higher than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cañon City is 57% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.84 daily crimes that occur in Cañon City.
  • Cañon City is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cañon City you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cañon City has increased by 5%.

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Compare Cañon City, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Cañon City (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Cañon City, CO on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Cañon City, CO (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado state wide, are 1.41 times more than the state average and 1.57 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Cañon City, CO on a daily bases are 1.19 times more than than Colorado average and 1.14 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Cañon City, CO are 1.44 times more than the daily state average and 1.65 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Cañon City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Cañon City, CO area in comparison to other Colorado communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Cañon City, CO being safer than 13% of cities in Colorado and 16% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Colorado cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Cañon City, CO. In conclusion, Cañon City, CO now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cañon City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cañon City is 1 in 230
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cañon City is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cañon City is 1 in 24
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Cañon City, CO? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Cañon City, CO, you have a 1 in 230 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Cañon City, CO is 1 in 24.

Year Over Year Crime In Cañon City (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Cañon City, CO is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Cañon City, CO has decreased by 2% and the rate of property crime in Cañon City, CO has increased by 6%. The total crime rate in Cañon City, CO has increased by 5% year to year.

Cañon City police department

ItemCañon CityColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

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
Florence, CO3,8911011,3411,442
Lincoln Park, CO2,9771921,4131,605
Penrose, CO3,3742301,6891,919
Brookside, CO2494963,6414,137
Williamsburg, CO6635383,9484,485
Rockvale, CO5115474,0194,566
Cañon City, CO16,4454373,8874,323

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Frankfort, IN16,447953,1563,251
Sartell, MN16,4421151,6421,758
Beaver Dam, WI16,4401881,8522,039
Lansdale, PA16,454971,4851,582
Nipomo, CA16,4564642,5783,042
Cañon City, CO16,4454373,8874,323
Source: The Cañon City, 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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