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


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

Crime rate in Commerce City, CO

The 2019 crime rate in Commerce City, CO is 346 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 88.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 Commerce City crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Commerce City has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Commerce City, CO is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Commerce City:

346.5
Thornton:

263.0
Northglenn:

332.6
Federal Heights:

434.3
Westminster:

254.8
Denver:

436.7
Lakeside:

103,875.0
Mountain View:

88.7
Glendale:

1,087.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Commerce City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(5.7)
3
(7.1)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
7
(14.7)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(8.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(40.2)
12
(28.3)
21
(47.2)
21
(45.7)
20
(42.8)
39
(83.5)
27
(56.7)
36
(73.2)
50
(98.5)
48
(90.1)
52
(94.0)
54
(95.6)
66
(114.8)
76
(126.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
27
(77.5)
29
(68.4)
18
(40.5)
17
(37.0)
12
(25.7)
23
(49.2)
17
(35.7)
20
(40.7)
17
(33.5)
25
(46.9)
40
(72.3)
39
(69.1)
45
(78.3)
44
(73.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
134
(384.7)
116
(273.7)
121
(272.2)
87
(189.5)
86
(183.9)
103
(220.5)
119
(250.1)
99
(201.2)
131
(258.1)
152
(285.4)
149
(269.2)
217
(384.3)
274
(476.7)
147
(244.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
401
(1,151)
377
(889.4)
284
(638.9)
255
(555.4)
229
(489.6)
243
(520.2)
295
(619.9)
250
(508.1)
226
(445.3)
213
(399.9)
230
(415.6)
240
(425.0)
269
(468.0)
212
(352.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,005
(2,885)
940
(2,218)
912
(2,052)
814
(1,773)
953
(2,038)
870
(1,862)
1,001
(2,103)
1,113
(2,262)
1,219
(2,402)
1,247
(2,341)
1,127
(2,036)
1,287
(2,279)
1,231
(2,142)
1,258
(2,090)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
258
(740.6)
209
(493.1)
189
(425.2)
174
(379.0)
155
(331.4)
114
(244.0)
124
(260.6)
183
(372.0)
186
(366.5)
266
(499.4)
410
(740.9)
316
(559.6)
326
(567.2)
375
(622.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(14.4)
6
(14.2)
9
(20.2)
6
(13.1)
7
(15.0)
6
(12.8)
6
(12.6)
7
(14.2)
9
(17.7)
15
(28.2)
11
(19.9)
25
(44.3)
8
(13.9)
11
(18.3)
City-Data.com crime index399.1302.5274.2230.1221.0260.4283.9270.9301.0304.9320.5353.9374.5346.5

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.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 128 registered sex offenders living in Commerce City, Colorado as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Commerce City is 419 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


When are crimes committed in Commerce City, CO?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Commerce City:

301.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Commerce City:

392.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Commerce City:

336.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Commerce City:

264.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Commerce City:

256.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Commerce City:

248.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Commerce City:

198.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Commerce City:

229.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Commerce City:

222.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Commerce City:

147.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Commerce City:

163.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Commerce City:

212.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Commerce City:

213.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Commerce City:

282.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Commerce City:

243.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Commerce City:

359.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Commerce City:

317.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Commerce City:

268.4
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Commerce City:

285.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Commerce City:

282.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Commerce City:

296.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Commerce City:

272.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Commerce City:

264.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Commerce City:

270.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Commerce City:

268.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Commerce City:

233.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Commerce City:

249.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Commerce City:

256.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Commerce City:

294.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Commerce City:

362.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Commerce City:

485.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Commerce City:

659.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Commerce City:

715.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Commerce City:

631.5
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: 136 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Colorado average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 132 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Colorado average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 118 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Colorado average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 120 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Colorado average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 115 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Colorado average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 111 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Colorado average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 118 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Colorado average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 117 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 120 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 117 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Colorado average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 114 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Colorado average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 103 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Colorado average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 107 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Colorado average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 97 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.48
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 100 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 104 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.62
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 105 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.57
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Commerce City, CO
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 80022, 80216, 80229.