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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 57%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleErie/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime267n/a (estimate)1,0072,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape4n/a15.167.242.6
Robbery3n/a11.363.681.6
Assault21n/a79.2246.3250.2
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)106381379
Burglary33n/a124.4348.4340.5
Theft192n/a723.91,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft14n/a52.8384.0219.9
Property crime239n/a (estimate)9012,5912,110

Key findings

  • Erie crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Erie are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Erie you have a 1 in 100 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Erie is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Erie has decreased by 10%

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

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      Daily Crime In Erie (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Erie, CO per 100,000 people. In Erie, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.95 times less than the Colorado average and 2.47 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Erie is 3.61 times less than the Colorado average and 3.59 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Erie has a daily crime rate that is 2.88 times less than the Colorado average and 2.34 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Erie (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Colorado and all other cities across the US, is Erie safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Erie is safer than 75% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Erie is safer than 74% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Erie 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 948
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Erie is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Erie is 1 in 100
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Erie? In Erie, CO you have a 1 in 948 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 111 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 100 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Erie.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Erie is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Erie has increased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Erie has decreased by 12%. The total crime rate in Erie has decreased by 10% 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
      Colorado11,204251266
      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
      Frederick, CO10,79109898
      Pine Brook Hill, CO1,09153364417
      Todd Creek, CO3,97973494566
      Lyons, CO2,02785581667
      Niwot, CO4,58899673772
      Firestone, CO11,70939816855
      Fort Lupton, CO7,81448943991
      Erie, CO20,8011069011,007

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Adrian, MI20,8006892,3463,034
      Merrick, NY20,808151577727
      Monsey, NY20,7913201,2261,546
      Marina, CA20,8161881,5761,763
      New Hope, MN20,819952,7472,842
      Erie, CO20,8011069011,007
      Source: The Erie, 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.