Westminster, CO Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,029
Total Crimes
3,522.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
42.21%
Above National Average
106 out of 136
In Colorado
8,357 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Westminster, CO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westminster is 3,522.1 per 100,000 people. That's 42.21% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 18.53% higher than the Colorado total crime rate of 2,971.6 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.

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Westminster SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westminster
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,029 3,522.1 2,971.6 2,476.7
Murder 2 1.7 3.8 5.0
Robbery 77 67.3 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 184 160.9 246.3 250.2
Violent Crime 316 276.2 381.0 366.7
Burglary 376 328.7 348.4 340.5
Larceny 2,703 2,362.9 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 634 554.2 384.0 219.9
Property Crime 3,713 3,245.9 2,590.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Westminster

316.0
Violent Crimes
276.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-24.67%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 362.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westminster each year. That compares to a 1 in 262.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westminster is 276.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.67% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -27.49% lower than the Colorado violent crime rate of 381.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westminster

3,713.0
Property Crimes
3,245.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
53.84%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westminster each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westminster is 3,245.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 53.84% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 25.29% higher than the Colorado property crime rate of 2,590.7 per 100,000 people.

Westminster 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 Westminster

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Denver, CO 728,941 32,747 4,492.4 3,743.5 748.9
Arvada, CO 122,312 3,908 3,195.1 2,977.6 217.5
Broomfield, CO 70,798 2,121 2,995.8 2,889.9 105.9
Northglenn, CO 39,420 1,409 3,574.3 3,117.7 456.6
Englewood, CO 35,273 1,915 5,429.1 5,225.0 204.1
Firestone, CO 15,558 133 854.9 816.3 38.6
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
Sheridan, CO 6,233 478 7,668.9 7,219.6 449.2
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