Arvada, CO Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
3,816
Total Crimes
3,163.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
23.17%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Arvada, CO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Arvada is 3,163.4 per 100,000 people. That's 23.17% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 3.08% higher than the Colorado total crime rate of 3,068.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Arvada SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

How Does Arvada Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Arvada
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,816 3,163.4 3,068.8 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 48 39.8 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 171 141.8 255.4 246.8
Violent Crime 272 225.5 397.2 368.9
Burglary 366 303.4 375.2 376.0
Larceny 2,679 2,220.8 1,915.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 499 413.7 380.5 228.9
Property Crime 3,544 2,937.9 2,671.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Arvada

272
Violent Crimes
225.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-38.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 443.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Arvada each year. That compares to a 1 in 251.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Arvada is 225.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -38.88% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -43.24% lower than the Colorado violent crime rate of 397.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Arvada

3,544
Property Crimes
2,937.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
33.57%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Arvada each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Arvada is 2,937.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 33.57% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 9.97% higher than the Colorado property crime rate of 2,671.6 per 100,000 people.

Arvada Crime Compared To Colorado Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Colorado.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Arvada

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Denver, CO 720,745 31,726 4,401.8 3,671.8 730.1
Westminster, CO 113,751 3,987 3,505.0 3,225.5 279.6
Englewood, CO 35,029 2,222 6,343.3 6,106.4 236.9
Wheat Ridge, CO 31,452 1,107 3,519.6 3,278.0 241.6
Golden, CO 20,768 581 2,797.6 2,585.7 211.9
Federal Heights, CO 12,929 640 4,950.1 4,284.9 665.2
Commerce, GA 6,927 165 2,382.0 1,977.8 404.2
Sheridan, CO 6,159 595 9,660.7 8,816.4 844.3
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