We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Colorado Springs are the safest.
Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.
Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Colorado Springs. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.
In which Colorado Springs neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.
So, which neighborhood is the safest in Colorado Springs in 2020? That would be Briargate. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.
If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Colorado Springs.
If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Colorado Springs neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Colorado Springs that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Colorado Springs.
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How We Determined The Safest Colorado Springs Hoods In 2020
You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Colorado Springs.
To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:
- Total Crimes Per Capita
- Violent Crimes Per Capita
- Property Crimes Per Capita
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 11 in each category, where 1 was the safest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In Colorado Springs.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Briargate.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Colorado Springs. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.
The 5 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Colorado Springs For 2020
The violent crime per 100K people in Briargate comes in at 140 and the property crime per capita is 344 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Northeast Colorado Springs comes in at 385 and the property crime per capita is 367 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Northwest Colorado Springs comes in at 130 and the property crime per capita is 2,799 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in East Colorado Springs comes in at 594 and the property crime per capita is 1,080 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Powers comes in at 460 and the property crime per capita is 1,969 for 2020.
Summing Up The Safest Places In Colorado Springs
Looking at the data, you can tell that Briargate is as safe as they come, according to science and data.
But as most Colorado residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.
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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Colorado Springs For 2020
|Rank||Neighborhood||Crime Per 100K|
|2||Northeast Colorado Springs||752|
|3||Northwest Colorado Springs||2,929|
|4||East Colorado Springs||1,674|
|6||Central Colorado City||5,588|
|7||Old Colorado City||3,860|
|9||Southwest Colorado Springs||4,083|
|10||West Colorado Springs||9,039|
|11||Southeast Colorado Springs||11,115|