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Total crime 92%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 95%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFederal Heights/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime640n/a (estimate)4,9503,0692,580
Murder2n/a15.53.75.0
Rape9n/a69.671.542.6
Robbery12n/a92.866.786.2
Assault63n/a487.3255.4246.8
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)665397381
Burglary65n/a502.7375.2376.0
Theft373n/a2,885.01,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft116n/a897.2380.5228.9
Property crime554n/a (estimate)4,2852,6722,200

Key findings

  • Federal Heights crime rates are 92% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Federal Heights are 75% higher than the national average
  • In Federal Heights you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Federal Heights is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Federal Heights has increased by 1%

Federal Heights crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Federal Heights (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Federal Heights for every 100,000 residents. The Federal Heights total amount of daily crime is 1.61 times more than the Colorado average and 1.92 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Federal Heights, is 1.67 times more than the Colorado average, and it is 1.75 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Federal Heights has a daily crime average that is 1.60 times more than the Colorado average and 1.95 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Federal Heights (higher is better)

      Is Federal Heights 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 Federal Heights to other cities in the state and across the country, Federal Heights is 6% safer than other cities of Colorado and 7% safer than other cities in the nation. Federal Heights has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Federal Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Federal Heights is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Federal Heights is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Federal Heights is 1 in 21
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Federal Heights? In Federal Heights, CO you have a 1 in 151 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Federal Heights.

      Year Over Year Crime In Federal Heights (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Federal Heights is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Federal Heights has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 9% in Federal Heights, while property crimes in Federal Heights have not changed. Total crime has increased by 1% year over year.

      Federal Heights police department

      ItemFederal HeightsColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)359,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.99.63.3
      There are a total of 35 Federal Heights police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 69.2% less than the Colorado average and 9.4% 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
      Louisville, CO19,97274427501
      Genesee, CO3,62576509585
      Todd Creek, CO3,97976509585
      Holly Hills, CO2,684100675775
      Fort Lupton, CO7,81448943991
      Erie, CO20,801991,0221,122
      Superior, CO12,9281511,0181,169
      Federal Heights, CO12,1736654,2854,950

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marysville, CA12,1768994,2785,177
      Jensen Beach, FL12,1783341,9782,311
      Evanston, WY12,179931,7971,890
      Dunkirk, NY12,1862041,4461,650
      The Pinery, CO12,1601821,2241,406
      Federal Heights, CO12,1736654,2854,950
      Source: The Federal Heights, 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.