Annual Crime In Denver (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 peopleDenver/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)605 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenver/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)78 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)527 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Denver crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Denver are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Denver you have a 1 in 166 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Denver is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Denver has decreased by 18%

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Compare Denver, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Denver (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Denver (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Denver

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Denver is 1 in 1285
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denver is 1 in 190
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Denver is 1 in 166

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

      Denver police department

      ItemDenverIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dike, IA1,30953359413
      Fairbank, IA1,16887592679
      Jesup, IA2,80988592680
      Elk Run Heights, IA1,00689602691
      Shell Rock, IA1,254101684785
      Tripoli, IA1,316109735844
      Sumner, IA2,205117789906
      Denver, IA1,81478527605

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Callender, CA1,81494502596
      Randolph, ME1,81448583631
      South Wenatchee, WA1,8141531,4481,601
      Yacolt, WA1,8141491,4081,557
      Blooming Prairie, MN1,814101101202
      Denver, IA1,81478527605
      Source: The Denver, IA 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.