Annual Crime In Westcliffe (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 peopleWestcliffe/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,396 (estimate)3,0692,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestcliffe/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)569 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,827 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Westcliffe crime rates are 70% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westcliffe are 49% higher than the national average
  • In Westcliffe you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westcliffe is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Westcliffe has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Westcliffe (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Westcliffe (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westcliffe

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westcliffe is 1 in 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westcliffe is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westcliffe is 1 in 23

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

      Westcliffe police department

      ItemWestcliffeColoradoNational
      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.

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      Crestone, CO703642,4482,812
      Silver Cliff, CO8275954,0074,602
      Westcliffe, CO3995693,8274,396

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      Brewer, MO3995652,9793,544
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      Westcliffe, CO3995693,8274,396
      Source: The Westcliffe, 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.