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


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

Crime rate in Longmont, CO

The 2018 crime rate in Longmont, CO was 299 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 82.7% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Longmont crime rate rose by 10% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Longmont has seen an increase in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Longmont, CO is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Longmont:

298.8
Mead:

185.4
Frederick:

62.4
Erie:

74.5
Berthoud:

68.7
Firestone:

99.0
Dacono:

128.2
Lafayette:

187.1
Boulder:

234.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Longmont by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(4.3)
1
(1.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(18.3)
5
(5.6)
18
(20.5)
11
(12.4)
76
(85.0)
120
(132.1)
104
(111.5)
108
(114.9)
118
(123.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
44
(50.2)
36
(40.5)
33
(37.6)
30
(33.7)
19
(21.2)
35
(38.5)
32
(34.3)
26
(27.7)
39
(40.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
269
(307.0)
235
(264.3)
186
(211.9)
147
(165.3)
131
(146.5)
150
(165.2)
156
(167.3)
193
(205.4)
257
(269.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
415
(473.7)
329
(370.0)
298
(339.5)
359
(403.7)
266
(297.4)
307
(338.1)
272
(291.6)
307
(326.7)
344
(360.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,844
(2,105)
1,736
(1,952)
1,559
(1,776)
1,705
(1,917)
1,634
(1,827)
1,602
(1,764)
1,860
(1,994)
1,776
(1,890)
1,938
(2,029)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
129
(147.2)
140
(157.5)
101
(115.1)
105
(118.1)
109
(121.9)
153
(168.5)
168
(180.1)
235
(250.1)
304
(318.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
40
(45.7)
54
(60.7)
66
(75.2)
57
(64.1)
64
(71.6)
59
(65.0)
41
(44.0)
60
(63.8)
30
(31.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)222.5188.4176.4167.5207.3264.6247.5268.3298.8

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 Colorado and other state lists, there were 211 registered sex offenders living in Longmont, Colorado as of October 21, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Longmont is 441 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Longmont:

280.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Longmont:

239.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Longmont:

212.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Longmont:

240.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Longmont:

168.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Longmont:

111.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Longmont:

147.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Longmont:

160.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Longmont:

199.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Longmont:

221.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Longmont:

197.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Longmont:

185.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2014
Longmont:

181.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Longmont:

169.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Longmont:

194.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Longmont:

174.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Longmont:

195.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Longmont:

222.1
U.S. Average:

285.6
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: 245 (169 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Colorado average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 214 (142 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Colorado average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 204 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Colorado average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 203 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Colorado average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 177 (133 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Colorado average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 182 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 198 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Colorado average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 195 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Colorado average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 202 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Colorado average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 193 (136 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Colorado average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 190 (136 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Colorado average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 156 (121 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 146 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 177 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 156 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Longmont, CO
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 80501.