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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 10%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePenrose/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,036 (estimate)3,2572,346
Murdern/an/an/a5.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a62.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a68.373.9
Assaultn/an/an/a286.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)264 (estimate)423388
Burglaryn/an/an/a400.3314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,909.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a524.3246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,772 (estimate)2,8341,958

Key findings

  • Penrose crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Penrose are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Penrose you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Penrose is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Penrose has increased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In Penrose (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Penrose

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Penrose is 1 in 379
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Penrose is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Penrose is 1 in 50

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

      Penrose police department

      ItemPenroseColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Florence, CO3,891228709936
      Lincoln Park, CO2,9772211,4821,703
      Brookside, CO2495703,8194,389
      Pueblo West, CO30,4955723,8354,407
      Williamsburg, CO6636184,1414,759
      Rockvale, CO5116294,2154,845
      Cañon City, CO16,4456744,9345,608
      Penrose, CO3,3742641,7722,036

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Maiden, NC3,3732611,3851,646
      Rio Dell, CA3,3723591,7632,121
      Lake Panasoffkee, FL3,3762591,1931,452
      Alamo, GA3,3763051,5291,834
      Winnsboro, SC3,3767272,4643,191
      Penrose, CO3,3742641,7722,036
      Source: The Penrose, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.