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Crime rate in Cheyenne, Wyoming (WY): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Cheyenne, WY compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Cheyenne, WY

The 2018 crime rate in Cheyenne, WY was 288 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 81.8% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Cheyenne crime rate rose by 8% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2. In the last 5 years Cheyenne has seen an increase in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Cheyenne, WY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Cheyenne:

287.8
Pine Bluffs:

93.6
Severance:

141.0
Laramie:

95.3
Eaton:

70.4
Fort Collins:

160.8
Timnath:

137.3
Windsor:

35.0
Greeley:

256.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Cheyenne by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(7.2)
2
(3.5)
1
(1.8)
2
(3.6)
4
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
2
(3.2)
7
(11.0)
5
(7.8)
2
(3.1)
2
(3.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(21.6)
29
(51.5)
23
(41.4)
24
(42.9)
28
(48.9)
27
(45.5)
26
(43.4)
21
(34.4)
12
(19.3)
6
(9.5)
13
(20.4)
26
(40.6)
29
(44.8)
30
(46.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
17
(30.5)
23
(40.8)
13
(23.4)
25
(44.7)
28
(48.9)
21
(35.4)
25
(41.7)
21
(34.4)
12
(19.3)
13
(20.6)
7
(11.0)
15
(23.4)
34
(52.5)
23
(35.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
64
(115.0)
63
(111.8)
78
(140.3)
71
(126.9)
65
(113.4)
83
(139.8)
94
(156.8)
98
(160.7)
108
(173.8)
68
(107.7)
95
(149.3)
126
(196.7)
144
(222.5)
152
(236.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
272
(488.6)
266
(472.0)
261
(469.4)
284
(507.8)
226
(394.3)
236
(397.6)
255
(425.4)
255
(418.2)
279
(448.9)
246
(389.5)
289
(454.3)
356
(555.9)
264
(407.8)
280
(436.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,222
(3,992)
1,975
(3,505)
2,208
(3,971)
2,171
(3,882)
2,028
(3,538)
1,948
(3,282)
1,734
(2,893)
1,730
(2,838)
1,698
(2,732)
1,465
(2,320)
1,650
(2,594)
1,873
(2,924)
1,817
(2,807)
2,063
(3,214)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
91
(163.5)
123
(218.3)
88
(158.3)
110
(196.7)
111
(193.7)
85
(143.2)
60
(100.1)
96
(157.5)
88
(141.6)
84
(133.0)
100
(157.2)
198
(309.2)
184
(284.3)
216
(336.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(12.6)
14
(24.8)
11
(19.8)
16
(28.6)
11
(19.2)
15
(25.3)
1
(1.7)
9
(14.8)
4
(6.4)
3
(4.8)
8
(12.6)
6
(9.4)
6
(9.3)
10
(15.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)270.7273.5276.1286.8275.0245.5238.7225.4211.3172.3219.6275.1265.8287.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 367 registered sex offenders living in Cheyenne, Wyoming as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cheyenne is 172 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Cheyenne, WY?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Cheyenne:

189.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Cheyenne:

188.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Cheyenne:

166.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Cheyenne:

122.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Cheyenne:

80.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Cheyenne:

119.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Cheyenne:

132.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Cheyenne:

149.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Cheyenne:

133.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Cheyenne:

143.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Cheyenne:

135.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Cheyenne:

126.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Cheyenne:

134.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Cheyenne:

108.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Cheyenne:

98.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Cheyenne:

107.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Cheyenne:

104.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Cheyenne:

298.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Cheyenne:

264.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Cheyenne:

303.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Cheyenne:

244.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Cheyenne:

213.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Cheyenne:

247.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Cheyenne:

249.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Cheyenne:

244.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Cheyenne:

265.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Cheyenne:

284.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Cheyenne:

325.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Cheyenne:

316.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Cheyenne:

302.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Cheyenne:

321.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Cheyenne:

289.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Cheyenne:

279.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Cheyenne:

260.0
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 126 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Wyoming average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 124 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Wyoming average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 123 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Wyoming average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 122 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Wyoming average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 123 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Wyoming average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 129 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Wyoming average:

2.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 124 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Wyoming average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 119 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Wyoming average:

2.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 115 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Wyoming average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 135 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Wyoming average:

2.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 129 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Wyoming average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 127 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Wyoming average:

2.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 121 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Wyoming average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 113 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Wyoming average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 118 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Wyoming average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 117 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Wyoming average:

2.65

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Cheyenne, WY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 82001, 82007, 82009.