Denver Crime Rate Report (Colorado)

Denver crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Denver for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Denver in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 34.31% and the city property crime rate in Denver was higher than the national property crime rate average by 15.75%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Denver was higher than the violent crime rate in Colorado by 69% and the city property crime rate in Denver was higher than the property crime rate in Colorado by 26.86%.
Denver Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Denver Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Denver Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,976
Arson128
Burglary4,501
Forcible Rape367
Larceny and Theft12,944
Motor Vehicle Theft3,226
Murder and Manslaughter22
Robbery926
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)23,580
Property Crime20,671
Violent Crime3,291
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2,584
Arson0
Burglary4,215
Forcible Rape348
Larceny and Theft10,223
Motor Vehicle Theft1,370
Murder and Manslaughter23
Robbery759
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)18,623
Property Crime15,714
Violent Crime3,714

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Denver Property Crime Denver Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Denver Crime 2010 Denver Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Denver Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Denver Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Denver, Colorado crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Denver crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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