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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 120%
Property crime 73%
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 peopleIdaho Springs/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime83n/a (estimate)4,6323,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape7n/a390.671.542.6
Robbery1n/a55.866.786.2
Assault7n/a390.6255.4246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)837397381
Burglary4n/a223.2375.2376.0
Theft59n/a3,292.41,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a279.0380.5228.9
Property crime68n/a (estimate)3,7952,6722,200

Key findings

  • Idaho Springs crime rates are 80% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Idaho Springs are 120% higher than the national average
  • In Idaho Springs you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Idaho Springs is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Idaho Springs has decreased by 3%

Idaho Springs crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Idaho Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Idaho Springs is 1 in 120
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Idaho Springs is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Idaho Springs is 1 in 22

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

      Idaho Springs police department

      ItemIdaho SpringsColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)89,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.69.63.3
      There are a total of 8 Idaho Springs police officers. This results in 4.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.5% less than the Colorado average and 42.5% 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
      Coal Creek, CO1,82156375431
      Upper Bear Creek, CO1,22756375431
      Genesee, CO3,62576509585
      Kittredge, CO1,11879528607
      Floyd Hill, CO1,06386577663
      Indian Hills, CO1,335106715821
      Georgetown, CO1,1431338961,029
      Idaho Springs, CO1,9378373,7954,632

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Central Square, NY1,937169694863
      Oswego, KS1,93701,0571,057
      Chadbourn, NC1,9379253,6424,566
      Orleans, MA1,9371381,2391,377
      New Johnsonville, TN1,936521,6801,732
      Idaho Springs, CO1,9378373,7954,632
      Source: The Idaho 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.