Reported Annual Crime In Lamar

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamar/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime71n/a (estimate)9513,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamar/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.3
Rape0n/a0.068.841.7
Robbery1n/a13.468.498.0
Assault0n/a0.0226.9248.9
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)13368383
Burglary15n/a200.9406.9430.4
Theft55n/a736.51,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0389.9237.4
Property crime70n/a (estimate)9372,7022,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lamar, CO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 69% lower than the average of crimes committed in Colorado. It is also 65% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lamar, CO shows a crime rate that is 96% lower than the Colorado average. The crime rate is also 97% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lamar, CO is shown to be 65% lower than the Colorado average and 60% lower than the national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Lamar crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lamar is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.6 daily crimes that occur in Lamar.
  • Lamar is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lamar you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lamar has decreased by 76%.

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Daily Crime In Lamar (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lamar, CO is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Colorado and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lamar, CO are 3.23 times less than the Colorado average and 2.89 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lamar, CO are 27.49 times less than than Colorado and 28.59 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lamar, CO are 2.88 times less than than Colorado and 2.52 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lamar (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lamar, CO area in comparison to other Colorado communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lamar, CO being safer than 16% of cities in Colorado and 18% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Colorado cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Lamar, CO. In conclusion, Lamar, CO now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lamar

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lamar is 1 in 7468
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lamar is 1 in 107
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar is 1 in 106
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lamar, CO? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lamar, CO, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 7468. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 107 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lamar, CO is 1 in 106.

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

The year over year crime rate for Lamar, CO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lamar, CO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 97% in Lamar, CO, while property crimes in Lamar, CO have decreased by 74%. Crimes in total for Lamar, CO have decreased by 76% year over year.

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
Colorado11,041247222
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
Wiley, CO3855413,9714,512
Lamar, CO7,66213937951

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Montpelier, VT7,6622142,3252,539
Jasper, TX7,6634834,5545,037
Sangaree, SC7,6584953,1293,624
North Springfield, VA7,6661129681,080
River Oaks, TX7,666771,7191,796
Lamar, CO7,66213937951
Source: The Lamar, 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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