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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 10%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentennial/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,123n/a (estimate)1,8943,2572,346
Murder1n/a0.95.16.5
Rape6n/a5.462.938.4
Robbery26n/a23.268.373.9
Assault111n/a99.0286.9279.7
Violent crime144n/a (estimate)128423388
Burglary317n/a282.8400.3314.2
Theft1,360n/a1,213.21,909.31,398.0
Vehicle theft302n/a269.4524.3246.0
Property crime1,979n/a (estimate)1,7652,8341,958

Key findings

  • Centennial crime rates are 19% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Centennial are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Centennial you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Centennial is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Centennial has decreased by 2%

Centennial crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Centennial (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Centennial on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Centennial (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado, are 1.72 times less than the state average and 1.24 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Centennial on a daily basis are 3.29 times less than than Colorado average and 3.02 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Centennial are 1.61 times less than the daily state average and 1.11 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Centennial (higher is better)

      How safe is Centennial, Colorado compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Centennial is safer than 54% of the cities in Colorado and 54% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Colorado and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Centennial. Overall, Centennial is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Centennial

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Centennial is 1 in 779
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Centennial is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Centennial is 1 in 53
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Centennial, Colorado? If you reside in Centennial, then there is a 1 in 779 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 57. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Centennial.

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

      A good indicator of whether Centennial is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Centennial has decreased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Centennial has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Centennial has decreased by 2% year over year.

      Centennial police department

      ItemCentennialColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1539,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.59.63.3
      There are a total of 153 Centennial police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 84.6% less than the Colorado average and 54.8% less 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Inverness, CO1,18959398457
      Holly Hills, CO2,684107716823
      Castle Pines Village, CO4,518110736846
      Ponderosa Park, CO3,226127850977
      Meridian, CO3,3271359021,037
      Bow Mar, CO1,04701,0431,043
      Castle Pines, CO10,3891611,0801,241
      Centennial, CO107,8621281,7651,894

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Covina, CA107,6341962,1072,303
      Richmond, CA108,3039643,3034,268
      Richardson, TX108,3501271,9522,079
      The Woodlands, TX108,3732051,0331,238
      Pueblo, CO108,3851,0454,6315,676
      Centennial, CO107,8621281,7651,894
      Source: The Centennial, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.