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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 49%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamar/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)1,0762,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape0n/a0.067.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.063.681.6
Assault0n/a0.0246.3250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0381379
Burglary15n/a196.9348.4340.5
Theft67n/a879.41,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0384.0219.9
Property crime82n/a (estimate)1,0762,5912,110

Key findings

  • Lamar crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lamar are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Lamar you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lamar is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lamar has decreased by 74%

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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)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lamar, Colorado is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lamar are 2.76 times less than the Colorado average and 2.31 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Lamar are equal to than Colorado and equal to the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lamar are 2.41 times less than than Colorado and 1.96 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Lamar (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Lamar in comparison to other Colorado communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Lamar safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lamar being safer than 85% of cities in Colorado and 83% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, Lamar ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lamar

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lamar is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lamar is 1 in 93
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar is 1 in 93
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lamar? If you reside in Lamar, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 0. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 93 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 Lamar, is 1 in 93.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Lamar is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Lamar has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 100% in Lamar, while property crimes in Lamar have decreased by 71%. Total crime has decreased by 74% 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
      Colorado11,204251266
      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, CO3855603,8084,368
      Lamar, CO7,66201,0761,076

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montpelier, VT7,6621492,3152,464
      Jasper, TX7,6633664,7475,113
      Sangaree, SC7,6585002,8783,378
      North Springfield, VA7,666112887999
      River Oaks, TX7,666651,3041,369
      Lamar, CO7,66201,0761,076
      Source: The Lamar, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.