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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 16%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouthwestern Denver/100k peopleDenver/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime31,7263,104 (estimate)4,4023,0692,580
Murder65n/a9.03.75.0
Rape717n/a99.571.542.6
Robbery1,211n/a168.066.786.2
Assault3,269n/a453.6255.4246.8
Violent crime5,262550 (estimate)730397381
Burglary3,982n/a552.5375.2376.0
Theft17,207n/a2,387.41,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft5,275n/a731.9380.5228.9
Property crime26,4642,554 (estimate)3,6722,6722,200

Key findings

  • Southwestern Denver crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Southwestern Denver are 45% higher than the national average
  • In Southwestern Denver you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Southwestern Denver is safer than 57% of the cities in Colorado
  • Year over year crime in Denver has increased by 1%

Southwestern Denver crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Southwestern Denver (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southwestern Denver

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southwestern Denver is 1 in 182
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southwestern Denver is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Southwestern Denver is 1 in 33

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

      Denver police department

      ItemSouthwestern DenverDenverColorado
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,6309,049
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.69.6

      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, CO1,1900408408
      Inverness, CO1,18956375431
      Genesee, CO3,62576509585
      Kittredge, CO1,11879528607
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,4140697697
      Holly Hills, CO2,684100675775
      Indian Hills, CO1,335106715821
      Denver, CO663,3037303,6724,402

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Washington, DC659,0099414,2705,211
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      Seattle, WA668,8496805,1495,829
      Memphis, TN655,8571,9436,4068,349
      El Paso, TX678,0583711,5061,877
      Denver, CO663,3037303,6724,402
      Source: The Southwestern Denver, Denver, 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.