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Crime rate in Colorado Springs, Colorado (CO): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Colorado Springs, CO compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Colorado Springs, CO

The 2019 crime rate in Colorado Springs, CO is 377 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 90.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 Colorado Springs crime rate rose by 3% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 23 - a decrease of 9 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Colorado Springs has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Colorado Springs, CO is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Colorado Springs:

377.1
Manitou Springs:

128.4
Fountain:

249.2
Green Mountain Falls:

19.6
Monument:

129.3
Woodland Park:

109.8
Victor:

69.7
Cripple Creek:

356.4
Calhan:

85.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Colorado Springs by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
15
(4.0)
27
(7.2)
24
(6.3)
15
(3.7)
20
(5.0)
26
(6.1)
18
(4.2)
26
(6.0)
20
(4.5)
25
(5.5)
24
(5.2)
29
(6.1)
32
(6.8)
23
(4.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
251
(66.6)
285
(76.2)
335
(88.5)
344
(85.7)
319
(80.2)
319
(75.3)
358
(82.8)
370
(84.8)
412
(92.6)
341
(75.4)
446
(96.1)
489
(103.4)
483
(102.5)
431
(89.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
612
(162.4)
528
(141.1)
518
(136.9)
525
(130.7)
526
(132.2)
449
(106.0)
523
(121.0)
418
(95.8)
404
(90.8)
376
(83.1)
437
(94.2)
482
(101.9)
515
(109.3)
485
(101.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,267
(336.2)
1,145
(306.1)
1,122
(296.5)
1,084
(269.9)
1,092
(274.5)
1,071
(252.8)
1,069
(247.3)
1,079
(247.4)
1,203
(270.4)
1,241
(274.3)
1,394
(300.4)
1,479
(312.7)
1,587
(336.9)
1,867
(389.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,347
(888.3)
3,179
(849.7)
3,402
(899.0)
3,305
(822.9)
3,452
(867.6)
3,323
(784.3)
3,641
(842.3)
3,726
(854.4)
2,759
(620.1)
2,414
(533.6)
2,677
(576.8)
2,508
(530.3)
2,727
(578.8)
2,400
(500.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12,940
(3,434)
11,888
(3,178)
11,541
(3,050)
10,357
(2,579)
12,054
(3,030)
11,375
(2,685)
12,456
(2,881)
12,521
(2,871)
11,914
(2,678)
12,363
(2,733)
11,776
(2,537)
10,571
(2,235)
10,626
(2,255)
12,095
(2,522)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,789
(474.8)
1,487
(397.5)
1,124
(297.0)
1,061
(264.2)
1,288
(323.7)
1,168
(275.7)
1,802
(416.9)
1,928
(442.1)
1,646
(369.9)
1,727
(381.7)
2,073
(446.7)
2,135
(451.4)
2,399
(509.2)
3,092
(644.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
115
(30.5)
109
(29.1)
108
(28.5)
101
(25.1)
100
(25.1)
107
(25.3)
76
(17.6)
62
(14.2)
94
(21.1)
126
(27.9)
116
(25.0)
115
(24.3)
126
(26.7)
115
(24.0)
City-Data.com crime index414.8397.3392.6351.1376.6339.2367.9368.1344.5328.3353.1350.7367.2377.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
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According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 1,648 registered sex offenders living in Colorado Springs, Colorado as of December 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Colorado Springs is 282 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Colorado Springs, CO?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Colorado Springs:

344.6
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Colorado Springs:

339.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Colorado Springs:

323.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Colorado Springs:

303.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Colorado Springs:

265.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Colorado Springs:

282.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Colorado Springs:

268.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Colorado Springs:

275.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Colorado Springs:

266.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Colorado Springs:

293.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Colorado Springs:

293.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Colorado Springs:

317.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Colorado Springs:

314.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Colorado Springs:

323.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Colorado Springs:

277.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Colorado Springs:

216.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Colorado Springs:

225.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Colorado Springs:

263.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Colorado Springs:

322.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Colorado Springs:

304.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Colorado Springs:

285.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Colorado Springs:

309.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Colorado Springs:

300.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Colorado Springs:

313.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Colorado Springs:

380.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Colorado Springs:

375.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Colorado Springs:

332.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Colorado Springs:

373.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Colorado Springs:

333.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Colorado Springs:

376.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Colorado Springs:

388.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Colorado Springs:

420.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Colorado Springs:

456.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Colorado Springs:

401.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Colorado Springs:

359.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Colorado Springs:

388.3
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 2019, including police officers: 1,028 (725 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Colorado average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 995 (702 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Colorado average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 997 (707 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Colorado average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 924 (645 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Colorado average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 913 (635 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Colorado average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 953 (668 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Colorado average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 979 (649 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Colorado average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 912 (638 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 900 (622 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 894 (617 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Colorado average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 945 (660 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Colorado average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 977 (671 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Colorado average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 984 (669 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Colorado average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 994 (681 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 993 (675 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 985 (677 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 942 (651 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Colorado Springs, CO
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 80829, 80831, 80903, 80904, 80905, 80906, 80907, 80909, 80910, 80911, 80914, 80917, 80918, 80919, 80920, 80923, 80924, 80925, 80926, 80927, 80951.