Annual Crime In Pueblo (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 peoplePueblo/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7,341n/a (estimate)6,5693,0692,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePueblo/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder9n/a8.13.75.0
Rape185n/a165.571.542.6
Robbery220n/a196.966.786.2
Assault696n/a622.8255.4246.8
Violent crime1,110n/a (estimate)993397381
Burglary1,224n/a1,095.2375.2376.0
Theft3,947n/a3,531.81,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft1,060n/a948.5380.5228.9
Property crime6,231n/a (estimate)5,5762,6722,200

Key findings

  • Pueblo crime rates are 155% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pueblo are 161% higher than the national average
  • In Pueblo you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pueblo is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pueblo has decreased by 16%

Pueblo crime map

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Compare Pueblo, CO Crime To Other Cities

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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 2.14 times more than the Colorado average and 2.55 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pueblo is 2.50 times more than the Colorado average and 2.61 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pueblo has a daily crime rate that is 2.09 times more than the Colorado average and 2.53 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Pueblo (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Pueblo compared to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Pueblo ranks safer than 2% of every city located within Colorado along with 2% 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 101
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pueblo is 1 in 18
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pueblo is 1 in 16
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Pueblo? In Pueblo, CO you have a 1 in 101 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 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 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 increased by 1% and the rate of property crime in Pueblo has decreased by 18%. The total crime rate in Pueblo has decreased by 16% 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, CO30,4955373,6164,153
      Blende, CO7645813,9074,488
      Salt Creek, CO6186314,2504,881
      Avondale, CO8666364,2774,913
      Pueblo, CO108,3859935,5766,569

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      The Woodlands, TX108,3731891,0891,278
      Richardson, TX108,3501132,1112,224
      Richmond, CA108,3039423,9224,865
      Murrieta, CA108,583801,2311,311
      Antioch, CA108,6755332,9483,481
      Pueblo, CO108,3859935,5766,569
      Source: The Pueblo, 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.