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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 45%
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 peopleCommerce City/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,117n/a (estimate)3,5172,9722,489
Murder5n/a8.33.85.0
Rape76n/a126.367.242.6
Robbery44n/a73.163.681.6
Assault147n/a244.2246.3250.2
Violent crime272n/a (estimate)452381379
Burglary212n/a352.2348.4340.5
Theft1,258n/a2,089.81,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft375n/a622.9384.0219.9
Property crime1,845n/a (estimate)3,0652,5912,110

Key findings

  • Commerce City crime rates are 41% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Commerce City are 19% higher than the national average
  • In Commerce City you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Commerce City is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Commerce City has decreased by 9%

Commerce City crime map

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

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Commerce City, CO per 100,000 people. In Commerce City, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.18 times more than the Colorado average and 1.41 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Commerce City is 1.19 times more than the Colorado average and 1.19 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Commerce City has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times more than the Colorado average and 1.45 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Commerce City (higher is better)

      Is Commerce City safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Colorado as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Commerce City to other cities in the state and across the country, Commerce City is 17% safer than other cities of Colorado and 18% safer than other cities in the nation. Commerce City has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Commerce City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Commerce City is 1 in 222
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Commerce City is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Commerce City is 1 in 29
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Commerce City, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 222. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 33 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 Commerce City is 1 in 29.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Commerce City, CO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Commerce City has decreased by 33%, while the property crime rate in Commerce City has decreased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Commerce City has decreased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Commerce City police department

      ItemCommerce CityColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1179,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.59.63.3
      There are a total of 117 Commerce City police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 74.3% less than the Colorado average and 24.4% 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
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900461461
      Todd Creek, CO3,97973494566
      Holly Hills, CO2,68496654751
      Bow Mar, CO1,04701,0431,043
      Superior, CO12,9281459871,132
      Cherry Creek, CO12,0531459871,132
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,414451,0991,143
      Commerce City, CO51,7314523,0653,517

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,727127845973
      Huntersville, NC51,7011351,6201,755
      Battle Creek, MI51,7639373,2494,186
      Minnetonka, MN51,651551,4171,472
      Southaven, MS51,8161653,1913,356
      Commerce City, CO51,7314523,0653,517
      Source: The Commerce City, 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.