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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 48%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEmpire/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,750 (estimate)3,0692,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)485 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,265 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Empire crime rates are 45% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Empire are 27% higher than the national average
  • In Empire you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Empire is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Empire has not changed

Empire crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Empire (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Empire

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Empire is 1 in 207
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Empire is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Empire is 1 in 27

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

      Empire police department

      ItemEmpireColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.59.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Empire police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.1% less than the Colorado average and 8.3% greater 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
      Upper Bear Creek, CO1,22756375431
      Floyd Hill, CO1,06386577663
      Georgetown, CO1,1431338961,029
      Keystone, CO8771601,0791,240
      Montezuma, CO752021,3621,565
      Aetna Estates, CO1,3662231,5001,723
      Nederland, CO1,560641,6731,737
      Empire, CO3014853,2653,750

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hayes Center, NE3013952,8863,281
      Hodges, AL3016813,6914,373
      Frederika, IA3013212,1742,496
      Elderon, WI3014542,4022,856
      Alta Vista, IA3013762,5432,919
      Empire, CO3014853,2653,750
      Source: The Empire, 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.