Lafayette, CO Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
771
Total Crimes
2,666.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
3.82%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Lafayette, CO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lafayette is 2,666.5 per 100,000 people. That's 3.82% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -13.11% lower 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.

Lafayette SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lafayette
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 771 2,666.5 3,068.8 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 7 24.2 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 40 138.3 255.4 246.8
Violent Crime 60 207.5 397.2 368.9
Burglary 100 345.9 375.2 376.0
Larceny 557 1,926.4 1,915.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 54 186.8 380.5 228.9
Property Crime 711 2,459.0 2,671.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Lafayette

60
Violent Crimes
207.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-43.75%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 481.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lafayette each year. That compares to a 1 in 251.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lafayette is 207.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -43.75% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -47.76% lower than the Colorado violent crime rate of 397.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lafayette

711
Property Crimes
2,459.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
11.80%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lafayette each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lafayette is 2,459.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 11.80% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -7.96% lower than the Colorado property crime rate of 2,671.6 per 100,000 people.

Lafayette 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 Lafayette

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
Broomfield, CO 70,307 1,789 2,544.6 2,427.9 116.6
Brighton, CO 41,613 1,249 3,001.5 2,727.5 274.0
Wheat Ridge, CO 31,452 1,107 3,519.6 3,278.0 241.6
Erie, CO 25,233 283 1,121.5 1,022.5 99.1
Firestone, CO 14,419 140 970.9 846.1 124.8
Federal Heights, CO 12,929 640 4,950.1 4,284.9 665.2
Fort Lupton, CO 8,273 82 991.2 942.8 48.4
Commerce, GA 6,927 165 2,382.0 1,977.8 404.2
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