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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 33%
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 peopleLittleton/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,415n/a (estimate)2,8982,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape20n/a41.067.242.6
Robbery13n/a26.663.681.6
Assault10n/a20.5246.3250.2
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)88381379
Burglary211n/a432.1348.4340.5
Theft974n/a1,994.61,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft187n/a383.0384.0219.9
Property crime1,372n/a (estimate)2,8102,5912,110

Key findings

  • Littleton crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Littleton are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Littleton you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Littleton is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Littleton has decreased by 12%

Littleton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Littleton (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Littleton, CO per 100,000 people. In Littleton, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.03 times less than the Colorado average and 1.16 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Littleton is 4.33 times less than the Colorado average and 4.31 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Littleton has a daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the Colorado average and 1.33 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Littleton (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Colorado and all other cities across the US, is Littleton safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Littleton is safer than 46% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Littleton is safer than 41% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Colorado and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Littleton. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Littleton is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Littleton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Littleton is 1 in 1136
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Littleton is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Littleton is 1 in 35
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Littleton? If you reside in Littleton, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1136. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 36 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 Littleton, is 1 in 35.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Littleton, CO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Littleton has not changed, while the property crime rate in Littleton has decreased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Littleton has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Littleton police department

      ItemLittletonColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)939,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.29.63.3
      There are a total of 93 Littleton police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 77.5% less than the Colorado average and 33.8% less 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
      Inverness, CO1,18953364417
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900461461
      Genesee, CO3,62573494566
      Holly Hills, CO2,68496654751
      Castle Pines Village, CO4,51899673772
      Indian Hills, CO1,335102693795
      Meridian, CO3,327121825946
      Littleton, CO45,072882,8102,898

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Altadena, CA45,0012761,4571,732
      Cleveland Heights, OH45,1602151,5781,794
      West Seneca, NY45,1971481,3241,471
      Altoona, PA45,2096081,5542,162
      Biloxi, MS45,2714075,7666,173
      Littleton, CO45,072882,8102,898
      Source: The Littleton, 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.