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


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

Crime rate in Westminster, CO

The 2018 crime rate in Westminster, CO was 262 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 78.2% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Westminster crime rate is about the same compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 8 - an increase of 4 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Westminster has seen an increase in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Westminster, CO is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Westminster:

261.9
Federal Heights:

434.3
Broomfield:

152.9
Northglenn:

308.8
Arvada:

218.6
Thornton:

293.5
Lakeside:

86,000.0
Mountain View:

171.9
Wheat Ridge:

240.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Westminster by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(3.8)
2
(1.9)
5
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.9)
2
(1.9)
1
(0.9)
4
(3.7)
2
(1.8)
2
(1.8)
4
(3.6)
1
(0.9)
4
(3.5)
4
(3.5)
8
(7.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
31
(29.7)
25
(23.5)
37
(34.6)
22
(20.7)
44
(41.2)
27
(25.1)
34
(31.4)
34
(31.5)
29
(26.5)
26
(23.6)
40
(35.7)
50
(44.0)
50
(43.7)
68
(59.1)
46
(40.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
61
(58.3)
72
(67.8)
53
(49.5)
48
(45.1)
62
(58.0)
42
(39.0)
48
(44.3)
48
(44.5)
51
(46.6)
52
(47.2)
65
(58.0)
57
(50.2)
71
(62.0)
46
(39.9)
80
(70.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
155
(148.3)
219
(206.2)
190
(177.5)
151
(141.9)
176
(164.8)
169
(156.9)
148
(136.6)
159
(147.3)
202
(184.5)
134
(121.7)
150
(133.8)
169
(148.8)
144
(125.7)
157
(136.3)
184
(161.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
692
(661.9)
701
(660.0)
653
(609.9)
454
(426.8)
467
(437.2)
481
(446.6)
529
(488.1)
397
(367.7)
395
(360.9)
382
(347.0)
335
(298.8)
407
(358.4)
377
(329.2)
446
(387.3)
333
(292.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,740
(3,577)
3,453
(3,251)
3,121
(2,915)
2,521
(2,370)
2,622
(2,455)
2,511
(2,331)
2,395
(2,210)
2,077
(1,924)
2,146
(1,961)
2,283
(2,074)
2,597
(2,317)
2,838
(2,499)
2,890
(2,524)
2,489
(2,161)
2,646
(2,326)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
814
(778.6)
955
(899.2)
592
(552.9)
499
(469.1)
445
(416.6)
454
(421.5)
326
(300.8)
329
(304.7)
289
(264.0)
322
(292.5)
316
(281.9)
536
(472.1)
737
(643.6)
733
(636.5)
690
(606.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(14.3)
12
(11.3)
16
(14.9)
19
(17.9)
19
(17.8)
10
(9.3)
12
(11.1)
13
(12.0)
11
(10.0)
15
(13.6)
11
(9.8)
7
(6.2)
12
(10.5)
12
(10.4)
24
(21.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)353.8332.3290.8220.7249.2225.1214.2202.5200.5191.7216.0244.6261.1257.9261.9

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 198 registered sex offenders living in Westminster, Colorado as of December 10, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westminster is 575 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Westminster:

170.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Westminster:

154.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Westminster:

144.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Westminster:

145.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Westminster:

138.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Westminster:

111.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Westminster:

145.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Westminster:

134.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Westminster:

123.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Westminster:

126.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Westminster:

156.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Westminster:

114.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Westminster:

157.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Westminster:

164.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Westminster:

150.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Westminster:

265.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Westminster:

281.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Westminster:

288.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Westminster:

267.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Westminster:

217.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Westminster:

217.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Westminster:

209.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Westminster:

215.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Westminster:

253.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Westminster:

269.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Westminster:

272.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Westminster:

274.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Westminster:

350.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Westminster:

429.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Westminster:

458.6
U.S. Average:

327.4
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: 247 (174 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Colorado average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 265 (190 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Colorado average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 247 (174 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Colorado average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 256 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Colorado average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 261 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Colorado average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 245 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Colorado average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 262 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 263 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Colorado average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 255 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Colorado average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 252 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Colorado average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 261 (179 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Colorado average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 264 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Colorado average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 254 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 252 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 250 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 221 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Colorado average:

2.41

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

Zip codes: 80020.