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Total crime 93%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 102%
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 peoplePueblo/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,397n/a (estimate)4,8022,9722,489
Murder5n/a4.43.85.0
Rape110n/a97.967.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a63.681.6
Assault481n/a428.0246.3250.2
Violent crime596n/a (estimate)530381379
Burglary894n/a795.5348.4340.5
Theft3,208n/a2,854.61,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft699n/a622.0384.0219.9
Property crime4,801n/a (estimate)4,2722,5912,110

Key findings

  • Pueblo crime rates are 93% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pueblo are 40% higher than the national average
  • In Pueblo you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pueblo is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pueblo has decreased by 27%

Pueblo crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pueblo (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Pueblo, CO per 100,000 people. In Pueblo, the total number of daily crimes is 1.62 times more than the Colorado average and 1.93 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pueblo is 1.39 times more than the Colorado average and 1.40 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pueblo has a daily crime rate that is 1.65 times more than the Colorado average and 2.02 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Pueblo (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Pueblo to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Pueblo safe? The gauges above illustrate that Pueblo is safer than 10% of every city located within Colorado along with 11% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Colorado and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Pueblo, CO is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pueblo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pueblo is 1 in 189
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pueblo is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pueblo is 1 in 21
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Pueblo? In Pueblo, CO you have a 1 in 189 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pueblo.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Pueblo is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Pueblo has decreased by 47% and the rate of property crime in Pueblo has decreased by 23%. The total crime rate in Pueblo has decreased by 27% year to year.

      Pueblo police department

      ItemPuebloColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2389,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.29.63.3
      There are a total of 238 Pueblo police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 77.2% less than the Colorado average and 32.9% 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
      Pueblo West, CO30,4955163,5064,022
      Blende, CO7645573,7894,346
      Salt Creek, CO6186064,1214,727
      Avondale, CO8666104,1484,757
      Pueblo, CO108,3855304,2724,802

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      The Woodlands, TX108,3731931,1001,293
      Richardson, TX108,3501441,8391,983
      Richmond, CA108,3039323,7734,705
      Murrieta, CA108,583661,2991,365
      Antioch, CA108,6755752,8403,415
      Pueblo, CO108,3855304,2724,802
      Source: The Pueblo, 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.