Wheat Ridge, CO Arrest Records

Wheat Ridge, CO is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.50 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 96th safest city in Colorado among the 114 cities.
Wheat Ridge, CO property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 47.47 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,047 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 2.33% compared to 2015.

Wheat Ridge Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wheat Ridge 2016 increased by 1.14% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 100 to 110 while non-violent crime increased by 0.54% from 1,482 to 1,490.

5 Crimes In Wheat Ridge, CO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,047
Motor vehicle theft 236
Burglary 207
Aggravated assault 66
Legacy rape 28

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 Wheat Ridge 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 Wheat Ridge increased by 10% from 2015 and decreased by 16.67% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 132 to 110. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wheat Ridge was 25.32% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.35%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Wheat Ridge increased by 0.54% from 2015 and increased by 16.13% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,283 to 1,490. In 2016 property crime rate in Wheat Ridge was 67% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.747%.

How Wheat Ridge stands up against other cities

Wheat Ridge vs. Lafayette

You’ll be in more risk in Wheat Ridge compared to Lafayette that had 49.96% lower crime rate compared to Wheat Ridge according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.5097 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3519 in Lafayette city.
Larceny rates of 33.3556 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 19.1760 in Lafayette.

Wheat Ridge vs. Fountain

You’ll be in more risk in Wheat Ridge compared to Fountain that had 42.29% lower crime rate compared to Wheat Ridge 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 0.0356 in Fountain city.
Larceny rates of 33.3556 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 20.0249 in Fountain.

Names with the most arrests in Wheat Ridge

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wheat Ridge is 0.54% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 13.97 daily crimes that occur in Wheat Ridge.
  • Wheat Ridge is more violent than Lafayette.
  • In Wheat Ridge you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wheat Ridge have increased by 1.14%.