Annual Crime In Louisville (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLouisville/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime108n/a (estimate)5013,0692,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLouisville/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape3n/a13.971.542.6
Robbery2n/a9.366.786.2
Assault11n/a51.1255.4246.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)74397381
Burglary54n/a250.6375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft38n/a176.4380.5228.9
Property crime92n/a (estimate)4272,6722,200

Key findings

  • Louisville crime rates are 81% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Louisville are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Louisville you have a 1 in 200 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Louisville is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Louisville has increased by 11%

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Compare Louisville, CO Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Louisville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Louisville, CO per 100,000 people. In Louisville, the total number of daily crimes is 6.12 times less than the Colorado average and 5.15 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Louisville is 5.35 times less than the Colorado average and 5.13 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Louisville has a daily crime rate that is 6.26 times less than the Colorado average and 5.15 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Louisville (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Louisville, CO 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 Louisville to other cities in the state and across the country, Louisville is 91% safer than other cities of Colorado and 87% safer than other cities in the nation. Louisville has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Louisville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Louisville is 1 in 1347
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Louisville is 1 in 235
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Louisville is 1 in 200
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Louisville? In Louisville, you have a 1 in 1347 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 235. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Louisville, CO is 1 in 200.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Louisville, CO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Louisville has decreased by 27%, while the property crime rate in Louisville has increased by 22% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Louisville has increased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Louisville police department

      ItemLouisvilleColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)369,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.99.63.3
      There are a total of 36 Louisville police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 80.1% less than the Colorado average and 41.5% 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
      Coal Creek, CO1,82156375431
      Todd Creek, CO3,97976509585
      Niwot, CO4,588103694797
      Firestone, CO11,709125846971
      Erie, CO20,801991,0221,122
      Louisville, CO19,97274427501

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haslett, MI19,9513171,1681,485
      Lake Zurich, IL19,950251,3001,325
      Shenandoah, LA19,9992201,3371,556
      Franconia, VA19,935104866970
      Warrensburg, MO19,9323833,4003,783
      Louisville, CO19,97274427501
      Source: The Louisville, 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.