Total crime NAT. AVG.
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHudson/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime60n/a (estimate)3,6953,6402,324
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)493493370
Vehicle theft9n/a554.2785.7282.7
Property crime52n/a (estimate)3,2023,1481,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Hudson, CO

Crime can be categorized into two primary types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, whereas property crimes involve acts like burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. The overall crime rate in Hudson is 59% higher than the national average. Specifically, there were 8 violent crimes reported in Hudson, equivalent to 493 per 100,000 residents, which is higher than the national average by 33.2%. Additionally, Hudson recorded 52 property crimes, amounting to 3202 per 100,000 people, higher than the national average by 63.8%.

During the most recently reported crime year, Hudson experienced a total of 0 reported murders. This statistic paints it as a beacon of security when it comes to severe violent crimes. Such an achievement not only instills a profound sense of security for its residents but also sets a high standard for other communities striving to create similarly secure environments. It underscores the area as a place where safety is a top priority, enhancing its appeal as a desirable location to live and thrive.

Vehicle thefts across all of America are on the rise and Hudson has one of the highest vehicle theft rates in the country. In the most recent crime report, Hudson reported 9 vehicle thefts, which equates to 554 stolen vehicles per 100,000 people. This falls in the bottom 10% of all cities, meaning that 90% of cities have better vehicle theft rates. The chance of having your vehicle stolen in Hudson is 1 in 181.

Is Hudson a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Hudson is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Hudson has a total crime rate that is 59% higher than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 0.16 daily crimes (0.02 violent daily crimes and 0.14 daily property crimes) in Hudson.

Has Crime in Hudson Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Hudson has increased by 5.3% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Hudson is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has decreased by 11.1%, while property crime has increased by 8.3%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Hudson.

Potential Causes for Crime in Hudson

Highly populated regions typically encompass expansive urban hubs teeming with diverse economic prospects. Within these areas, income inequality can be exacerbated, giving rise to enclaves of poverty amid affluence. Communities marked by economic disparities may contend with heightened property crimes, and in certain instances, violent crimes. Conversely, regions characterized by low population density often exhibit lower Hudson crime rates. For instance, in Hudson, the population density stands at 456.4 people per square mile, diverging from the national average of 90.6 people per square mile.

The level of education within a community can impact crime rates. Higher educational attainment often correlates with lower crime rates, as it provides individuals with better job opportunities and alternatives to criminal behavior. While lower educational achievement rates tend to lead to higher crime rates. In Hudson, 69.2% of people have completed high school, while 83% of people have completed high school nationally.

High rental costs can limit economic mobility, making it difficult for individuals to save money, invest in education, or access better job opportunities. This can perpetuate a cycle of poverty and increase the risk of involvement in criminal activities. In summary, high rental costs can create economic challenges, overcrowding, and neighborhood dynamics that may increase the likelihood of certain types of crime, particularly property crimes. In Hudson, the average rental rates are $1,067 per month, compared to the national average of $949.

Hudson crime map

The Hudson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hudson as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Hudson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Hudson crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Hudson crime rates are 59% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hudson are 33% higher than the national average
  • In Hudson you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hudson is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hudson has increased by 82%

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        Daily Crime In Hudson (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hudson

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hudson is 1 in 203
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hudson is 1 in 32
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Hudson is 1 in 28

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

        Hudson police department

        Item Hudson Colorado National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

        Sex offenders in Colorado

        State Total offenders Colorado /100K National /100K
        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.

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        Todd Creek, CO4,63594600693
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        Fort Lupton, CO8,6006443,0213,666
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        Hudson, CO2,6914933,2023,695

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        Hudson, CO2,6914933,2023,695
        Source: The Hudson, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.