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Total crime 85%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 90%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClifton/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,609 (estimate)2,9722,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a67.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a63.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a246.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)591 (estimate)381379
Burglaryn/an/an/a348.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a384.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,018 (estimate)2,5912,110

Key findings

  • Clifton crime rates are 85% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clifton are 56% higher than the national average
  • In Clifton you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clifton is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clifton has decreased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Clifton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clifton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clifton is 1 in 170
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clifton is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clifton is 1 in 22

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

      Clifton police department

      ItemCliftonColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

      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
      Palisade, CO2,6302201,2491,469
      Fruita, CO12,7901631,5401,703
      Redlands, CO9,1873242,2022,526
      Orchard Mesa, CO6,4974002,7183,117
      Fruitvale, CO7,8544052,7523,157
      Grand Junction, CO60,6303673,8524,219
      Clifton, CO20,0215914,0184,609

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Murphy, TX20,01543501544
      Amherst Center, MA20,037250437687
      Shenandoah, LA19,9992241,2901,514
      Middletown, DE20,0452082,0362,244
      Miamisburg, OH20,0692011,3261,527
      Clifton, CO20,0215914,0184,609
      Source: The Clifton, 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.