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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 51%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeadville/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34n/a (estimate)1,2213,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape0n/a0.071.542.6
Robbery1n/a35.966.786.2
Assault3n/a107.7255.4246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)144397381
Burglary2n/a71.8375.2376.0
Theft28n/a1,005.41,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0380.5228.9
Property crime30n/a (estimate)1,0772,6722,200

Key findings

  • Leadville crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Leadville are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Leadville you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Leadville is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Leadville has increased by 10%

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

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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 697
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leadville is 1 in 93
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Leadville is 1 in 82

      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, CO7351601,0791,240
      Leadville North, CO1,8751691,1391,308
      Alma, CO3163672,4722,839
      Leadville, CO2,6141441,0771,221

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rhinebeck, NY2,614116477593
      Derry, PA2,614167814981
      New London, OH2,6141521,1791,331
      Thornton, IL2,6142441,5471,791
      Green Island, NY2,613195802997
      Leadville, CO2,6141441,0771,221
      Source: The Leadville, 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.