Reported Annual Crime In Erie

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 peopleErie/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime212n/a (estimate)8963,0702,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleErie/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a8.53.95.3
Rape0n/a0.068.841.7
Robbery3n/a12.768.498.0
Assault7n/a29.6226.9248.9
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)51368394
Burglary27n/a114.1406.9430.4
Theft160n/a676.21,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft13n/a54.9389.9237.4
Property crime200n/a (estimate)8452,7022,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Erie, CO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Erie, CO, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Erie, CO is 71% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Colorado, and when compared with the national average, is 67% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Erie, CO has 86% lower than violent crime rate than Colorado average, while remaining 87% lower than the national average. In property crime, Erie, CO is 69% lower than the average of Colorado and is 64% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Erie is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.45 daily crimes that occur in Erie.
  • Erie is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Erie you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Erie has increased by 17%.

Compare Erie, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Erie (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Erie, CO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Colorado and on a national scale. In Erie, CO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.43 times less than the Colorado average and 3.08 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Erie, CO is 7.26 times less than the Colorado average and 7.77 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Erie, CO has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.20 times less than the Colorado average and 2.79 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Erie (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Colorado and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Erie, CO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Erie, CO has been ranked safer than 84% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Erie, CO is safer than 85% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Colorado and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Erie, CO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Erie, CO is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Erie

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Erie is 1 in 1972
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Erie is 1 in 119
The chance of being a victim of crime in Erie is 1 in 112
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Erie, CO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Erie, CO you have a 1 in 1972 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Erie, CO.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Erie, CO is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Erie, CO has decreased by 43% and the rate of property crime in Erie, CO has increased by 25%. The total crime rate in Erie, CO has increased by 17% year to year.

Erie police department

ItemErieColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)239,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.29.63.3
There are a total of 23 Erie police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 87.2% less than the Colorado average and 62.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Colorado

StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
Colorado11,041247222
There are a total of 11,041 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 247 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 11% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pine Brook Hill, CO1,09152379431
Louisville, CO19,97285400485
Frederick, CO10,79154451506
Todd Creek, CO3,97970515585
Dacono, CO4,623114551665
Lyons, CO2,02783606689
Niwot, CO4,58896702797
Erie, CO20,80151845896

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Adrian, MI20,8006552,6223,277
Merrick, NY20,808150636786
Monsey, NY20,7913191,3511,670
Marina, CA20,8162451,8382,084
New Hope, MN20,8191381,9362,075
Erie, CO20,80151845896
Source: The Erie, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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