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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 47%
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 peopleFlorence/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime47n/a (estimate)1,1852,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape1n/a25.267.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.063.681.6
Assault2n/a50.4246.3250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)76381379
Burglary3n/a75.7348.4340.5
Theft33n/a832.31,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a201.8384.0219.9
Property crime44n/a (estimate)1,1102,5912,110

Key findings

  • Florence crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Florence are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Florence you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Florence is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Florence has decreased by 24%

Florence crime map

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

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Compare Florence, CO Crime

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      Daily Crime In Florence (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Florence, per 100,000 residents. In Florence, the total number of daily crimes is 2.51 times less than the Colorado average and 2.10 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Florence are 5.04 times less than the Colorado average and 5.01 times less than the national average. For property crime, Florence has a daily crime rate that is 2.33 times less than the Colorado average and 1.90 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Florence (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Florence to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Florence safe? The gauges above illustrate that Florence is safer than 76% of every city located within Colorado along with 74% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Colorado and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Florence, CO is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Florence

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Florence is 1 in 1322
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Florence is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Florence is 1 in 85
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Florence, Colorado you have a 1 in 1322 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 91 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Florence.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Florence 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 Florence has decreased by 25% and the rate of property crime in Florence has decreased by 24%. The total crime rate in Florence has decreased by 24% year to year.

      Florence police department

      ItemFlorenceColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)199,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.89.63.3
      There are a total of 19 Florence police officers. This results in 4.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.8% less than the Colorado average and 47.6% 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
      Lincoln Park, CO2,9771991,3551,554
      Penrose, CO3,3742381,6201,858
      Brookside, CO2495133,4914,005
      Williamsburg, CO6635573,7864,342
      Rockvale, CO5115673,8544,421
      Cañon City, CO16,4456134,8715,484
      Florence, CO3,891761,1101,185

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riva, MD3,89194402496
      Senoia, GA3,88923758781
      Maytown, PA3,893151691842
      Belleville, MI3,8963101,2141,523
      Weaverville, NC3,8861003,8133,912
      Florence, CO3,891761,1101,185
      Source: The Florence, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.