Boulder County, CO Arrest Records

Boulder County, CO is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.26 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Adams, Douglas, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Mesa counties in Colorado.
Boulder County, CO property crime rate is 1.82 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 388 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 7.78% compared to 2015.

Boulder County, CO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Boulder County in 2016 increased by 5.69% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 106 to 83 while non-violent crime increased by 11.2% from 527 to 586.

5 Crimes In Boulder County, CO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 388
Burglary 161
Aggravated assault 56
Motor vehicle theft 37
Revised rape 20

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Boulder County decreased by 21.7% from 2015 and increased by 27.69% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 65 to 83. In 2016 violent crime rate in Boulder County was 94.51% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.026%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Boulder County increased by 11.2% from 2015 and increased by 5.78% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 554 to 586. In 2016 property crime rate in Boulder County was 93.6% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.182%.

How Boulder stands up against other counties

Boulder vs. Douglas

You’ll be in more safety in Boulder compared to Douglas county that had 231.97% higher crime rate compared to Boulder county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0621 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4047 in Douglas county.
Arson rates of 0.0310 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0882 in Douglas county.

Boulder vs. Larimer

You’ll be in more safety in Boulder compared to Larimer county that had 55.97% higher crime rate compared to Boulder county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0621 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0765 in Larimer county.
Larceny rates of 1.2041 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.8383 in Larimer county.

Names with the most arrests in Boulder

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Boulder, Colorado, the most crimes, that's 33.11% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boulder County is 0.94% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.57 daily crimes that occur in Boulder County.
  • Boulder, CO is safer than Douglas.
  • In Boulder County you have a 1 in 482 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Boulder, CO have increased by 5.69%.

Names in Boulder County