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


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

Crime rate in Arvada, CO

The 2019 crime rate in Arvada, CO is 209 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 70.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Arvada crime rate fell by 4% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Arvada has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Arvada, CO is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Arvada:

209.4
Wheat Ridge:

240.7
Lakeside:

103,875.0
Mountain View:

88.7
Westminster:

254.8
Edgewater:

367.3
Federal Heights:

434.3
Golden:

209.1
Lakewood:

448.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Arvada by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(5.7)
1
(0.9)
2
(1.9)
1
(0.9)
1
(0.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
2
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
31
(29.3)
29
(27.6)
27
(25.3)
30
(27.8)
30
(28.0)
25
(23.1)
22
(20.2)
33
(29.8)
44
(38.9)
34
(29.5)
39
(32.7)
53
(43.9)
42
(34.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
42
(39.6)
46
(43.7)
62
(58.0)
36
(33.4)
28
(26.1)
34
(31.4)
29
(26.6)
34
(30.7)
32
(28.3)
31
(26.9)
44
(36.9)
48
(39.8)
58
(47.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
120
(113.3)
136
(129.3)
125
(117.0)
122
(113.0)
76
(70.9)
102
(94.2)
107
(98.1)
96
(86.6)
92
(81.4)
89
(77.1)
110
(92.2)
171
(141.8)
165
(134.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
539
(508.8)
423
(402.1)
416
(389.3)
402
(372.4)
386
(360.0)
304
(280.7)
390
(357.7)
331
(298.8)
344
(304.4)
313
(271.3)
337
(282.4)
366
(303.4)
316
(258.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,303
(2,174)
1,929
(1,834)
2,039
(1,908)
2,057
(1,906)
2,123
(1,980)
2,053
(1,896)
2,014
(1,847)
2,138
(1,930)
2,162
(1,913)
2,342
(2,030)
2,521
(2,112)
2,679
(2,221)
2,951
(2,413)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
360
(339.8)
238
(226.2)
248
(232.1)
237
(219.6)
207
(193.0)
189
(174.5)
201
(184.4)
197
(177.8)
154
(136.3)
286
(247.9)
444
(372.0)
499
(413.7)
375
(306.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
13
(12.3)
25
(23.8)
31
(29.0)
17
(15.7)
14
(13.1)
29
(26.8)
20
(18.3)
22
(19.9)
12
(10.6)
19
(16.5)
19
(15.9)
18
(14.9)
9
(7.4)
City-Data.com crime index207.7192.0185.0178.4166.1158.0157.4162.7166.4170.5189.7218.6209.4

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 183 registered sex offenders living in Arvada, Colorado as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Arvada is 641 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Arvada, CO?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Arvada:

127.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Arvada:

134.7
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Arvada:

97.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2015
Arvada:

84.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Arvada:

95.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Arvada:

88.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Arvada:

82.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Arvada:

87.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Arvada:

78.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Arvada:

104.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Arvada:

114.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Arvada:

125.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Arvada:

105.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Arvada:

108.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Arvada:

93.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Arvada:

95.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Arvada:

88.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Arvada:

218.3
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Arvada:

233.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Arvada:

217.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2015
Arvada:

192.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Arvada:

177.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Arvada:

182.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Arvada:

191.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Arvada:

177.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Arvada:

199.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Arvada:

202.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Arvada:

208.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Arvada:

206.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Arvada:

261.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Arvada:

317.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Arvada:

292.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Arvada:

293.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Arvada:

281.2
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: 200 (157 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Colorado average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 220 (174 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Colorado average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 233 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Colorado average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 215 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Colorado average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 228 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Colorado average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 225 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Colorado average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 222 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Colorado average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 225 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 216 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 211 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Colorado average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 236 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Colorado average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 220 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Colorado average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 221 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Colorado average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 208 (130 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 203 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 203 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 204 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Colorado average:

2.41

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

Zip codes: 80002, 80003, 80004, 80005, 80007, 80021, 80030, 80033, 80403.