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Total crime 208%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 253%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdgewater/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime387n/a (estimate)7,2303,2572,346
Murder0n/a0.05.16.5
Rape8n/a149.462.938.4
Robbery7n/a130.868.373.9
Assault2n/a37.4286.9279.7
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)318423388
Burglary35n/a653.8400.3314.2
Theft279n/a5,212.01,909.31,398.0
Vehicle theft56n/a1,046.1524.3246.0
Property crime370n/a (estimate)6,9122,8341,958

Key findings

  • Edgewater crime rates are 208% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Edgewater are 18% lower than the national average
  • In Edgewater you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Edgewater is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Edgewater has increased by 7%

Edgewater crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Edgewater (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Edgewater for every 100,000 residents. The Edgewater total amount of daily crime is 2.22 times more than the Colorado average and 3.08 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Edgewater, is 1.33 times less than the Colorado average, and it is 1.22 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Edgewater has a daily crime average that is 2.44 times more than the Colorado average and 3.53 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Edgewater (higher is better)

      Is Edgewater 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 Edgewater to other cities in the state and across the country, Edgewater is 20% safer than other cities of Colorado and 16% safer than other cities in the nation. Edgewater has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Edgewater

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Edgewater is 1 in 315
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edgewater is 1 in 15
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Edgewater is 1 in 14
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Edgewater, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 315. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 15 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 Edgewater is 1 in 14.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Edgewater is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Edgewater has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 89% in Edgewater, while property crimes in Edgewater have increased by 5%. Total crime has increased by 7% year over year.

      Edgewater police department

      ItemEdgewaterColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)179,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.29.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Edgewater police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.4% less than the Colorado average and 1.2% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Inverness, CO1,18959398457
      Genesee, CO3,62581540620
      Kittredge, CO1,11884560644
      Holly Hills, CO2,684107716823
      Indian Hills, CO1,335113758871
      Meridian, CO3,3271359021,037
      Bow Mar, CO1,04701,0431,043
      Edgewater, CO5,2783186,9127,230

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stokesdale, NC5,2781799511,130
      Collegeville, PA5,27920352371
      Cave Creek, AZ5,275158725882
      Calistoga, CA5,2812091,7321,941
      West Modesto, CA5,2745752,7823,357
      Edgewater, CO5,2783186,9127,230
      Source: The Edgewater, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.