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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 15%
Property crime 8%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCenter/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime56n/a (estimate)2,4543,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape0n/a0.071.542.6
Robbery2n/a87.666.786.2
Assault8n/a350.6255.4246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)438397381
Burglary8n/a350.6375.2376.0
Theft36n/a1,577.61,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a87.6380.5228.9
Property crime46n/a (estimate)2,0162,6722,200

Key findings

  • Center crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Center are 15% higher than the national average
  • In Center you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Center is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Center has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Center (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Center is 1 in 229
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Center is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Center is 1 in 41

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

      Center police department

      ItemCenterColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)129,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.29.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Center police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.7% less than the Colorado average and 59.7% 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
      Del Norte, CO1,894642,3032,367
      Monte Vista, CO4,3154114,5704,981
      Center, CO2,0524382,0162,454

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moscow, PA2,0522081,0381,245
      Tappahannock, VA2,0527031,9032,607
      Rouse, CA2,0512801,4931,774
      Albany, TX2,0512171,2501,467
      Hinckley, IL2,0530978978
      Center, CO2,0524382,0162,454
      Source: The Center, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.