Boulder, CO Arrest Records

Boulder, CO is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.36 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 73rd safest city in Colorado among the 114 cities.
Boulder, CO property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 29.99 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,497 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 12.78% compared to 2015.

Boulder Crime Rate

Total arrests in Boulder 2016 increased by 15.95% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 222 to 258 while non-violent crime increased by 15.93% from 2,825 to 3,275.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,497
Burglary 559
Motor vehicle theft 219
Aggravated assault 176
Legacy rape 52

Other Cities in Colorado with the Most Arrests

Among the 114 cities in state the most dangerous is Denver with 4,597 violent crimes that’s 29.6% of total of 15,533. Lakeside has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 38 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Black Hawk 1,642.86
Cripple Creek 83.70
Pueblo 77.82
Walsenburg 75.58
Lone Tree 73.57

Safest Cities in Colorado

Are you planning a move to Colorado? Here are the safest cities in Colorado with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Boulder is 1 out of 235 up by 0.08% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Windsor and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Eaton.

City Arrests
Eaton 1.59
Dacono 2.03
Limon 3.13
Rangely 4.21
Ault 4.26

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Boulder increased by 16.22% from 2015 and decreased by 6.18% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 275 to 258. In 2016 violent crime rate in Boulder was 49.65% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.236%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Boulder increased by 15.93% from 2015 and increased by 31.47% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,491 to 3,275. In 2016 property crime rate in Boulder was 5.52% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.999%.

How Boulder stands up against other cities

Boulder vs. Pueblo

You’ll be in more safety in Boulder compared to Pueblo that had 140.49% higher crime rate compared to Boulder according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Pueblo city.
Burglary rates of 5.1196 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 16.3472 in Pueblo.

Boulder vs. Westminster

You’ll be in more safety in Boulder compared to Westminster that had 15.32% higher crime rate compared to Boulder according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0349 in Westminster city.
Larceny rates of 22.8686 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 25.2371 in Westminster.

Names with the most arrests in Boulder

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 30.69% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boulder is 0.02% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.86 daily crimes that occur in Boulder.
  • Boulder is safer than Pueblo.
  • In Boulder you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Boulder have increased by 15.95%.