Reported Annual Crime In Littleton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLittleton/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,477n/a (estimate)3,1353,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLittleton/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.3
Rape18n/a38.268.841.7
Robbery15n/a31.868.498.0
Assault15n/a31.8226.9248.9
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)102368383
Burglary262n/a556.1406.9430.4
Theft996n/a2,114.11,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft171n/a363.0389.9237.4
Property crime1,429n/a (estimate)3,0332,7022,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Littleton, CO is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Littleton, CO. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Littleton, CO averages 2% higher than the rest of Colorado while the rate of crime on a national scale is 14% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Littleton, CO is 72% lower than the average rate of crime in Colorado and 73% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 12% higher than the remainder of the state of Colorado and 28% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Littleton, CO area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Littleton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Littleton is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.59 daily crimes that occur in Littleton.
  • Littleton is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Littleton you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Littleton has increased by 27%.

Compare Littleton, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Littleton (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Littleton, CO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Colorado and on a national scale. In Littleton, CO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.02 times more than the Colorado average and 1.14 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Littleton, CO is 3.61 times less than the Colorado average and 3.76 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Littleton, CO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.12 times more than the Colorado average and 1.28 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Littleton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Colorado and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Littleton, CO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Littleton, CO has been ranked safer than 46% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Littleton, CO is safer than 44% 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, CO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Littleton, CO 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 982
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Littleton is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Littleton is 1 in 32
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Littleton, CO? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Littleton, CO, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 982. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 33 that you become a victim. 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, CO is 1 in 32.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Littleton, CO is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Littleton, CO has increased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Littleton, CO has increased by 27% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Littleton, CO has increased by 27% 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
Colorado11,041247222
There are a total of 11,041 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 247 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 11% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,41430374404
Inverness, CO1,18952379431
Bow Mar, CO1,0470509509
Genesee, CO3,62570515585
Holly Hills, CO2,68493683775
Castle Pines Village, CO4,51896702797
Indian Hills, CO1,33598723821
Littleton, CO45,0721023,0333,135

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Altadena, CA45,0012811,5601,841
Cleveland Heights, OH45,1602941,9742,268
West Seneca, NY45,1975062,1452,651
Altoona, PA45,2092702,0692,340
Biloxi, MS45,2713856,4056,789
Littleton, CO45,0721023,0333,135
Source: The Littleton, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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