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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleJohnstown/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime231n/a (estimate)1,4013,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape6n/a36.471.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.066.786.2
Assault3n/a18.2255.4246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)55397381
Burglary15n/a91.0375.2376.0
Theft184n/a1,115.81,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft23n/a139.5380.5228.9
Property crime222n/a (estimate)1,3462,6722,200

Key findings

  • Johnstown crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Johnstown are 86% lower than the national average
  • In Johnstown you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Johnstown is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Johnstown has increased by 33%

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

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      Daily Crime In Johnstown (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Johnstown for every 100,000 residents. The Johnstown total amount of daily crime is 2.19 times less than the Colorado average and 1.84 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Johnstown, is 7.28 times less than the Colorado average, and it is 6.97 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Johnstown has a daily crime average that is 1.98 times less than the Colorado average and 1.63 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Johnstown (higher is better)

      Is Johnstown safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Colorado as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Johnstown to other cities in the state and across the country, Johnstown is 75% safer than other cities of Colorado and 74% safer than other cities in the nation. Johnstown has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Johnstown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Johnstown is 1 in 1833
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Johnstown is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Johnstown is 1 in 72
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Johnstown? If you reside in Johnstown, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1833. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 75 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Johnstown, is 1 in 72.

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

      A good indicator of whether Johnstown is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Johnstown has increased by 206%, while the property crime rate in Johnstown has increased by 30% year over year. The number of total crimes in Johnstown has increased by 33% year over year.

      Johnstown police department

      ItemJohnstownColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)169,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.69.63.3
      There are a total of 16 Johnstown police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 83.7% less than the Colorado average and 52% 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
      Milliken, CO6,15741484525
      Windsor, CO21,15423616639
      Eaton, CO4,79193710803
      Severance, CO3,6033598081,167
      Platteville, CO2,628771,2351,312
      La Salle, CO2,588421,5931,635
      Mead, CO4,1812271,5301,757
      Johnstown, CO14,379551,3461,401

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38090401491
      Robbinsdale, MN14,3823351,5861,921
      College, AK14,3728733,2544,127
      Chicago Ridge, IL14,3681272,5272,654
      Canton, IL14,3975522,6433,196
      Johnstown, CO14,379551,3461,401
      Source: The Johnstown, 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.