B+
Total crime 50%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 54%
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 peopleLeadville/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)1,2572,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape3n/a107.767.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.063.681.6
Assault5n/a179.5246.3250.2
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)287381379
Burglary6n/a215.4348.4340.5
Theft16n/a574.51,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a179.5384.0219.9
Property crime27n/a (estimate)9692,5912,110

Key findings

  • Leadville crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Leadville are 24% lower than the national average
  • In Leadville you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Leadville is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Leadville has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Leadville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leadville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leadville is 1 in 349
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leadville is 1 in 104
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Leadville is 1 in 80

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

      Leadville police department

      ItemLeadvilleColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)119,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.19.63.3
      There are a total of 11 Leadville police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57% less than the Colorado average and 26.2% 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
      Blue River, CO7351541,0471,201
      Leadville North, CO1,8751621,1051,267
      Alma, CO3163522,3972,750
      Leadville, CO2,6142879691,257

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New London, OH2,6141591,1141,273
      Thornton, IL2,6141651,4031,568
      Rhinebeck, NY2,614119455574
      Derry, PA2,6140159159
      Kenilworth, IL2,61301,4851,485
      Leadville, CO2,6142879691,257
      Source: The Leadville, 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.