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Total crime 96%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 115%
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 peopleGlenwood Springs/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime508n/a (estimate)5,0693,0692,580
Murder1n/a10.03.75.0
Rape16n/a159.671.542.6
Robbery2n/a20.066.786.2
Assault16n/a159.6255.4246.8
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)349397381
Burglary40n/a399.1375.2376.0
Theft403n/a4,021.11,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft30n/a299.3380.5228.9
Property crime473n/a (estimate)4,7202,6722,200

Key findings

  • Glenwood Springs crime rates are 96% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glenwood Springs are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Glenwood Springs you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glenwood Springs is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glenwood Springs has increased by 5%

Glenwood Springs crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Glenwood Springs (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Glenwood Springs on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Glenwood Springs (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado, are 1.65 times more than the state average and 1.96 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Glenwood Springs on a daily basis are 1.14 times less than than Colorado average and 1.09 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Glenwood Springs are 1.77 times more than the daily state average and 2.15 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Glenwood Springs (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Glenwood Springs to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Glenwood Springs safe? The gauges above illustrate that Glenwood Springs is safer than 18% of every city located within Colorado along with 17% 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, Glenwood Springs, CO is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glenwood Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glenwood Springs is 1 in 287
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glenwood Springs is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glenwood Springs is 1 in 20
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Glenwood Springs, Colorado? If you reside in Glenwood Springs, then there is a 1 in 287 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 22. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 20 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Glenwood Springs.

      Year Over Year Crime In Glenwood Springs (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Glenwood Springs is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Glenwood Springs violent crime rates have increased by 30%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Glenwood Springs has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

      Glenwood Springs police department

      ItemGlenwood SpringsColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)289,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.99.63.3
      There are a total of 28 Glenwood Springs police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 69.9% less than the Colorado average and 11.5% 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
      Carbondale, CO6,571102828930
      El Jebel, CO3,908122824947
      New Castle, CO4,6102268021,028
      Mulford, CO3741691,1391,309
      Chacra, CO5453672,4702,837
      Glenwood Springs, CO9,8063494,7205,069

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Poulsbo, WA9,8061752,0852,260
      Croydon, PA9,8072661,2951,561
      Russellville, AL9,8045863,1773,764
      Bluffdale, UT9,809891,2081,297
      Rodeo, CA9,7984392,3382,777
      Glenwood Springs, CO9,8063494,7205,069
      Source: The Glenwood Springs, 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.