Crime Trend in Colorado

There were 21,938 violent crimes, 218 murders, 149,189 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Colorado

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 21,938 381.0 [51]
2018 22,851 401.5 [51]
2017 20,638 368.1 [52]
2016 19,030 344.1 [52]
2015 17,515 321.0 [53]
2014 16,487 307.8 [53]
2013 15,342 291.2 [54]
2012 15,951 307.4 [54]
2011 16,383 320.2 [55]
2010 16,339 323.7 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Colorado

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 218 3.8 [51]
2018 215 3.8 [51]
2017 221 3.9 [52]
2016 189 3.4 [52]
2015 176 3.2 [53]
2014 150 2.8 [53]
2013 178 3.4 [54]
2012 152 2.9 [54]
2011 149 2.9 [55]
2010 129 2.6 [55]

The number of robberies in Colorado

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 3,663 63.6 [51]
2018 3,781 66.4 [51]
2017 3,838 68.4 [52]
2016 3,525 63.7 [52]
2015 3,323 60.9 [53]
2014 3,037 56.7 [53]
2013 3,151 59.8 [54]
2012 3,392 65.4 [54]
2011 3,306 64.6 [55]
2010 3,164 62.7 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Colorado

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 14,185 246.3 [51]
2018 14,527 255.2 [51]
2017 12,721 226.9 [52]
2016 11,681 211.2 [52]
2015 10,759 197.2 [53]
2014 10,211 190.7 [53]
2013 9,963 189.1 [54]
2012 10,285 198.2 [54]
2011 10,650 208.1 [55]
2010 10,816 214.3 [55]

The number of property crimes in Colorado

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 149,189 2590.7 [51]
2018 154,292 2711.0 [51]
2017 151,483 2701.6 [52]
2016 152,146 2751.2 [52]
2015 144,136 2641.5 [53]
2014 135,789 2535.5 [53]
2013 140,057 2658.5 [54]
2012 139,355 2685.3 [54]
2011 133,361 2606.3 [55]
2010 135,001 2674.5 [55]

The number of burglaries in Colorado

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 20,064 348.4 [51]
2018 21,757 382.3 [51]
2017 22,813 406.9 [52]
2016 23,825 430.8 [52]
2015 23,454 429.8 [53]
2014 23,502 438.8 [53]
2013 25,081 476.1 [54]
2012 26,163 504.2 [54]
2011 25,768 503.6 [55]
2010 26,196 519.0 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Colorado

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 107,012 1858.3 [51]
2018 110,518 1941.9 [51]
2017 106,809 1904.9 [52]
2016 108,680 1965.2 [52]
2015 104,682 1918.5 [53]
2014 99,688 1861.4 [53]
2013 102,443 1944.5 [54]
2012 101,091 1948.0 [54]
2011 96,546 1886.8 [55]
2010 97,534 1932.2 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Colorado

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 22,113 384.0 [51]
2018 22,017 386.9 [51]
2017 21,861 389.9 [52]
2016 19,641 355.2 [52]
2015 16,000 293.2 [53]
2014 12,599 235.2 [53]
2013 12,533 237.9 [54]
2012 12,101 233.2 [54]
2011 11,047 215.9 [55]
2010 11,271 223.3 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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