Annual Crime In Central City (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral City/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,403 (estimate)3,0692,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral City/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)440 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,963 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Central City crime rates are 32% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central City are 16% higher than the national average
  • In Central City you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central City is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Central City has not changed

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central City is 1 in 228
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central City is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central City is 1 in 30

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

      Central City police department

      ItemCentral CityColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)69,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.99.63.3
      There are a total of 6 Central City police officers. This results in 8.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.1% less than the Colorado average and 173% 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
      Upper Bear Creek, CO1,22756375431
      Coal Creek, CO1,82156375431
      Genesee, CO3,62576509585
      Kittredge, CO1,11879528607
      Floyd Hill, CO1,06386577663
      Indian Hills, CO1,335106715821
      Georgetown, CO1,1431338961,029
      Central City, CO6994402,9633,403

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Early, IA6993492,3622,710
      Bulls Gap, TN6998243,7304,554
      Kuttawa, KY6991721,5901,762
      Worthington, PA6990336336
      Troy, MT6993311,5441,874
      Central City, CO6994402,9633,403
      Source: The Central City, 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.