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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 65%
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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 peopleCenter/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)3,4423,2572,346
Murder0n/a0.05.16.5
Rape3n/a132.462.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.068.373.9
Assault2n/a88.3286.9279.7
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)221423388
Burglary16n/a706.1400.3314.2
Theft53n/a2,338.91,909.31,398.0
Vehicle theft4n/a176.5524.3246.0
Property crime73n/a (estimate)3,2222,8341,958

Key findings

  • Center crime rates are 47% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Center are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Center you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Center is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Center has increased by 15%

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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 454
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Center is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Center is 1 in 30

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Del Norte, CO1,8942571,4781,735
      Monte Vista, CO4,3152683,9724,240
      Center, CO2,0522213,2223,442

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moscow, PA2,0529228251,747
      Tappahannock, VA2,0527952,9693,764
      Tappahannock, VA2,0523752,5032,879
      Rouse, CA2,0512771,3421,619
      Albany, TX2,0512351,1851,421
      Center, CO2,0522213,2223,442
      Source: The Center, 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.