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


Crime rates in Golden by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(11.4)
2
(11.3)
5
(28.3)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.8)
2
(11.5)
2
(11.6)
2
(10.4)
3
(15.5)
5
(25.9)
9
(46.0)
7
(34.2)
4
(19.4)
7
(33.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(45.6)
2
(11.3)
3
(17.0)
1
(5.8)
5
(29.1)
2
(11.5)
3
(17.4)
10
(52.1)
4
(20.7)
6
(31.0)
3
(15.3)
2
(9.8)
3
(14.6)
3
(14.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(205.3)
19
(107.1)
26
(147.1)
23
(133.4)
35
(203.8)
37
(213.5)
15
(87.1)
34
(177.1)
24
(124.4)
21
(108.6)
17
(86.9)
19
(92.9)
24
(116.4)
12
(57.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
102
(581.7)
104
(586.0)
117
(661.8)
50
(290.0)
54
(314.4)
66
(380.8)
60
(348.3)
59
(307.4)
55
(285.0)
43
(222.4)
44
(225.0)
45
(220.1)
36
(174.6)
62
(296.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
474
(2,703.0)
436
(2,456.9)
525
(2,969.8)
362
(2,099.3)
404
(2,352.3)
366
(2,111.5)
332
(1,927.3)
357
(1,859.8)
397
(2,057.2)
334
(1,727.5)
299
(1,528.9)
339
(1,657.9)
402
(1,949.9)
485
(2,315.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(296.5)
45
(253.6)
85
(480.8)
34
(197.2)
26
(151.4)
20
(115.4)
11
(63.9)
25
(130.2)
19
(98.5)
25
(129.3)
32
(163.6)
38
(185.8)
42
(203.7)
53
(253.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(68.4)
3
(16.9)
2
(11.3)
7
(40.6)
3
(17.5)
5
(28.8)
4
(23.2)
4
(20.8)
2
(10.4)
3
(15.5)
5
(25.6)
4
(19.6)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.6)223.5193.4260.7153.1182.4187.3138.5176.1153.6157.1159.0145.5149.7185.6

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 Colorado and other state lists there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Golden, Colorado as of June 25, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Golden to the number of sex offenders is 263 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Golden, CO compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Golden, CO is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Golden:

185.6
Wheat Ridge:

392.0
Lakewood:

448.2
Arvada:

189.7
Edgewater:

370.7
Mountain View:

244.8
Lakeside:

128,500.0
Bow Mar:

27.5
Westminster:

257.9
When are crimes committed in Golden, CO?

Violent crime rate in 2017
Golden:

78.8
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Golden:

84.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Golden:

85.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Golden:

107.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Golden:

106.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Golden:

88.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Golden:

135.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Golden:

63.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Golden:

135.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Golden:

122.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Golden:

75.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Golden:

110.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Golden:

70.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Golden:

129.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Golden:

160.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Golden:

120.7
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Golden:

212.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Golden:

163.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Golden:

154.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Golden:

146.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Golden:

150.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Golden:

174.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Golden:

174.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Golden:

175.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Golden:

199.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Golden:

203.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Golden:

192.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Golden:

353.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Golden:

278.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Golden:

279.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Golden:

285.2
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Golden:

307.0
U.S. Average:

337.2
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
City-Data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 66 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Colorado average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 64 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Colorado average:

2.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 72 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Colorado average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 57 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Colorado average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 60 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Colorado average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 57 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Colorado average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 61 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Colorado average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 60 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Colorado average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 59 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Colorado average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 55 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 58 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 56 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 61 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 60 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 57 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Golden
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 80419.