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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 23%
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 peopleLongmont/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,001n/a (estimate)3,1413,0692,580
Murder1n/a1.03.75.0
Rape118n/a123.571.542.6
Robbery39n/a40.866.786.2
Assault257n/a269.0255.4246.8
Violent crime415n/a (estimate)434397381
Burglary344n/a360.1375.2376.0
Theft1,938n/a2,028.61,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft304n/a318.2380.5228.9
Property crime2,586n/a (estimate)2,7072,6722,200

Key findings

  • Longmont crime rates are 22% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Longmont are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Longmont you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Longmont is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Longmont has increased by 13%

Longmont crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Longmont (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Longmont for every 100,000 residents. The Longmont total amount of daily crime is 1.02 times more than the Colorado average and 1.22 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Longmont, is 1.09 times more than the Colorado average, and it is 1.14 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Longmont has a daily crime average that is 1.01 times more than the Colorado average and 1.23 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Longmont (higher is better)

      Is Longmont safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Colorado as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Longmont to other cities in the state and across the country, Longmont is 24% safer than other cities of Colorado and 22% safer than other cities in the nation. Longmont has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Longmont

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Longmont is 1 in 231
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Longmont is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Longmont is 1 in 32
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Longmont, Colorado you have a 1 in 231 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Longmont.

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

      Determining whether Longmont is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Longmont violent crime rates have increased by 39%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for Longmont has increased by 13% in the same time frame.

      Longmont police department

      ItemLongmontColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1829,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.09.63.3
      There are a total of 182 Longmont police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 78.6% less than the Colorado average and 37.1% 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
      Frederick, CO10,791302252
      Pine Brook Hill, CO1,09156375431
      Louisville, CO19,97274427501
      Milliken, CO6,15741484525
      Todd Creek, CO3,97976509585
      Lyons, CO2,02789599688
      Niwot, CO4,588103694797
      Longmont, CO90,7194342,7073,141

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Plantation, FL90,8782512,8423,093
      Santa Barbara, CA90,9224482,5192,967
      Germantown, MD90,4945132,2232,736
      Sunrise, FL91,1771942,4532,647
      Redding, CA91,3206733,7294,402
      Longmont, CO90,7194342,7073,141
      Source: The Longmont, 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.