Reported Annual Crime In Lafayette

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLafayette/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime777n/a (estimate)2,6853,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLafayette/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.3
Rape24n/a82.968.841.7
Robbery7n/a24.268.498.0
Assault35n/a120.9226.9248.9
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)228368383
Burglary65n/a224.6406.9430.4
Theft607n/a2,097.51,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft39n/a134.8389.9237.4
Property crime711n/a (estimate)2,4572,7022,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Lafayette, CO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Lafayette, CO, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Lafayette, CO is 13% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Colorado, and when compared with the national average, is 2% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Lafayette, CO has 38% lower than violent crime rate than Colorado average, while remaining 40% lower than the national average. In property crime, Lafayette, CO is 9% lower than the average of Colorado and is 4% higher than the national average.
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The Lafayette crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lafayette as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Lafayette crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lafayette is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.36 daily crimes that occur in Lafayette.
  • Lafayette is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lafayette you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lafayette has increased by 27%.

Compare Lafayette, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lafayette (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lafayette, CO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Colorado and on a national scale. In Lafayette, CO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.14 times less than the Colorado average and 1.02 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lafayette, CO is 1.61 times less than the Colorado average and 1.68 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lafayette, CO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.10 times less than the Colorado average and 1.04 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lafayette (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lafayette, CO in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Colorado as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lafayette, CO to other cities in the state and across the country, Lafayette, CO is 45% safer than other cities of Colorado and 42% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Colorado cities and all around the United States, Lafayette, CO has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lafayette, CO crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lafayette

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lafayette is 1 in 439
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lafayette is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lafayette is 1 in 38
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lafayette, CO? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Lafayette, CO, you have a 1 in 439 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 41. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lafayette, CO is 1 in 38.

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

A good indicator of whether Lafayette, CO is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Lafayette, CO has increased by 175%, while the property crime rate in Lafayette, CO has increased by 21% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lafayette, CO has increased by 27% year over year.

Lafayette police department

ItemLafayetteColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)469,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.89.63.3
There are a total of 46 Lafayette police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 80.9% less than the Colorado average and 43.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Colorado

StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
Colorado11,041247222
There are a total of 11,041 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 247 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 11% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pine Brook Hill, CO1,09152379431
Coal Creek, CO1,82152379431
Louisville, CO19,97285400485
Frederick, CO10,79154451506
Todd Creek, CO3,97970515585
Dacono, CO4,623114551665
Niwot, CO4,58896702797
Lafayette, CO27,0532282,4572,685

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA27,0715953,3093,904
Tualatin, OR27,0241443,0673,211
Easton, PA27,0142551,7662,021
Garden City, MI27,0093311,4901,822
Short Pump, VA27,0991149831,097
Lafayette, CO27,0532282,4572,685
Source: The Lafayette, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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