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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 29%
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 peopleCenter/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime69n/a (estimate)2,9842,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape4n/a173.067.242.6
Robbery2n/a86.563.681.6
Assault0n/a0.0246.3250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)260381379
Burglary21n/a908.3348.4340.5
Theft39n/a1,686.81,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a129.8384.0219.9
Property crime63n/a (estimate)2,7252,5912,110

Key findings

  • Center crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Center are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Center you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Center is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Center has increased by 22%

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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 386
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Center is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Center is 1 in 34

      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, CO4,3154653,8444,310
      Center, CO2,0522602,7252,984

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moscow, PA2,0529228251,747
      Tappahannock, VA2,0527952,9693,764
      Rouse, CA2,0512771,4631,739
      Albany, TX2,0512211,2621,484
      Hinckley, IL2,0530197197
      Center, CO2,0522602,7252,984
      Source: The Center, 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.