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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 46%
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 peopleLittleton/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,603n/a (estimate)3,2963,0692,580
Murder2n/a4.13.75.0
Rape7n/a14.471.542.6
Robbery17n/a35.066.786.2
Assault17n/a35.0255.4246.8
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)88397381
Burglary221n/a454.4375.2376.0
Theft1,136n/a2,335.91,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft203n/a417.4380.5228.9
Property crime1,560n/a (estimate)3,2082,6722,200

Key findings

  • Littleton crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Littleton are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Littleton you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Littleton is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Littleton has increased by 5%

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 1.07 times more than the Colorado average and 1.28 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Littleton is 4.49 times less than the Colorado average and 4.30 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Littleton has a daily crime rate that is 1.20 times more than the Colorado average and 1.46 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 44% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Littleton is safer than 38% 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 1131
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Littleton is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Littleton is 1 in 31
      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 1131. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 32 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 31.

      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 decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Littleton has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Littleton has increased by 5% 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
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900408408
      Inverness, CO1,18956375431
      Genesee, CO3,62576509585
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,4140697697
      Holly Hills, CO2,684100675775
      Castle Pines Village, CO4,518103694797
      Indian Hills, CO1,335106715821
      Littleton, CO45,072883,2083,296

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Altadena, CA45,0012791,4871,766
      Cleveland Heights, OH45,1602091,6011,810
      West Seneca, NY45,1971361,3741,509
      Altoona, PA45,2093761,5651,941
      Biloxi, MS45,2713235,5845,907
      Littleton, CO45,072883,2083,296
      Source: The Littleton, 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.