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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 74%
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 peopleColorado Springs/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20,393n/a (estimate)4,2522,9722,489
Murder23n/a4.83.85.0
Rape431n/a89.967.242.6
Robbery485n/a101.163.681.6
Assault1,867n/a389.2246.3250.2
Violent crime2,806n/a (estimate)585381379
Burglary2,400n/a500.4348.4340.5
Theft12,095n/a2,521.61,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft3,092n/a644.6384.0219.9
Property crime17,587n/a (estimate)3,6672,5912,110

Key findings

  • Colorado Springs crime rates are 71% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Colorado Springs are 54% higher than the national average
  • In Colorado Springs you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Colorado Springs is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Colorado Springs has increased by 9%

Colorado Springs crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Colorado Springs (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Colorado Springs on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Colorado Springs (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado, are 1.43 times more than the state average and 1.71 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Colorado Springs on a daily basis are 1.54 times more than than Colorado average and 1.54 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Colorado Springs are 1.42 times more than the daily state average and 1.74 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Colorado Springs (higher is better)

      How safe is Colorado Springs, Colorado compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Colorado Springs is safer than 13% of the cities in Colorado and 13% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Colorado and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Colorado Springs. Overall, Colorado Springs is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colorado Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colorado Springs is 1 in 171
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colorado Springs is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Colorado Springs is 1 in 24
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Colorado Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 171. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Colorado Springs is 1 in 24.

      Year Over Year Crime In Colorado Springs (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Colorado Springs is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Colorado Springs has increased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Colorado Springs has increased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Colorado Springs has increased by 9% year over year.

      Colorado Springs police department

      ItemColorado SpringsColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9129,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.19.63.3
      There are a total of 912 Colorado Springs police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 77.9% less than the Colorado average and 35.1% less 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
      Green Mountain Falls, CO6440280280
      Cascade-Chipita Park, CO1,3651349131,047
      Black Forest, CO13,5061521,0341,186
      Manitou Springs, CO5,217931,3361,429
      Woodland Park, CO7,1801401,4121,552
      Gleneagle, CO6,5832441,6621,907
      Fountain, CO27,8174092,1422,551
      Colorado Springs, CO448,7595853,6674,252

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Virginia Beach, VA449,7331291,7611,890
      Omaha, NE443,0726133,6444,257
      Raleigh, NC441,3262561,7832,039
      Atlanta, GA456,3782511,7502,001
      Miami, FL432,6225933,6684,261
      Colorado Springs, CO448,7595853,6674,252
      Source: The Colorado Springs, 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.