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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 27%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHoward/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,216 (estimate)3,0692,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)416 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,800 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Howard crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Howard are 9% higher than the national average
  • In Howard you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Howard is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Howard has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Howard (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Howard

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Howard is 1 in 241
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Howard is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Howard is 1 in 32

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

      Howard police department

      ItemHowardColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

      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
      Salida, CO5,4301012,0332,134
      Poncha Springs, CO9625333,5894,122
      Howard, CO7724162,8003,216

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Onalaska, WA7724233,9964,419
      Lime Ridge, PA7723901,8992,289
      Mooreville, MS7722072,1272,334
      Ariton, AL7726733,6444,317
      San Jose, AZ7726473,6454,292
      Howard, CO7724162,8003,216
      Source: The Howard, 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.