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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleLamar/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,190 (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)542 (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)3,648 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Lamar crime rates are 62% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lamar are 42% higher than the national average
  • In Lamar you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lamar is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lamar has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Lamar (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lamar

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lamar is 1 in 185
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lamar is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar is 1 in 24

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

      Lamar police department

      ItemLamarColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)339,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.19.63.3
      There are a total of 33 Lamar police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57% less than the Colorado average and 26.3% 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
      Wiley, CO3855833,9274,511
      Lamar, CO7,6625423,6484,190

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montpelier, VT7,662942,1662,260
      Jasper, TX7,6632764,3544,630
      North Springfield, VA7,6661089001,008
      Sangaree, SC7,6584782,9543,432
      River Oaks, TX7,666651,3041,369
      Lamar, CO7,6625423,6484,190
      Source: The Lamar, 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.