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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleLouisville/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime317n/a (estimate)1,4722,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape5n/a23.267.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.063.681.6
Assault11n/a51.1246.3250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)74381379
Burglary40n/a185.8348.4340.5
Theft244n/a1,133.21,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft17n/a79.0384.0219.9
Property crime301n/a (estimate)1,3982,5912,110

Key findings

  • Louisville crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Louisville are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Louisville you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Louisville is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Louisville has increased by 194%

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Compare Louisville, CO Crime

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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 2.02 times less than the Colorado average and 1.69 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Louisville is 5.13 times less than the Colorado average and 5.11 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Louisville has a daily crime rate that is 1.85 times less than the Colorado average and 1.51 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Louisville (higher is better)

      Is Louisville 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 Louisville to other cities in the state and across the country, Louisville is 68% safer than other cities of Colorado and 68% 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 1346
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Louisville is 1 in 72
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Louisville is 1 in 68
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Louisville? In Louisville, you have a 1 in 1346 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 72. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Louisville, CO is 1 in 68.

      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 not changed, while the property crime rate in Louisville has increased by 227% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Louisville has increased by 194% 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, CO10,79109898
      Coal Creek, CO1,82153364417
      Pine Brook Hill, CO1,09153364417
      Todd Creek, CO3,97973494566
      Niwot, CO4,58899673772
      Firestone, CO11,70939816855
      Erie, CO20,8011069011,007
      Louisville, CO19,972741,3981,472

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haslett, MI19,9513091,1191,428
      Lake Zurich, IL19,950401,2361,276
      Shenandoah, LA19,9992241,2901,514
      Franconia, VA19,935108854962
      Warrensburg, MO19,9322943,0143,308
      Louisville, CO19,972741,3981,472
      Source: The Louisville, 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.