Cheyenne, WY Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,430
Total Crimes
3,752.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
59.97%
Above National Average
31 out of 32
In Wyoming
7,843 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Cheyenne, WY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Cheyenne is 3,752.8 per 100,000 people. That's 59.97% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 103.42% higher than the Wyoming total crime rate of 1,844.8 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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Cheyenne SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Cheyenne
/ 100k People
Wyoming
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,430 3,752.8 1,844.8 2,346.0
Murder 2 3.1 3.1 6.5
Robbery 27 41.7 11.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 180 278.0 162.6 279.7
Violent Crime 244 376.8 234.2 387.8
Burglary 172 265.6 210.4 314.2
Larceny 1,768 2,730.5 1,234.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 246 379.9 165.5 246.0
Property Crime 2,186 3,376.0 1,610.6 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Cheyenne

244
Violent Crimes
376.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-2.83%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 265.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Cheyenne each year. That compares to a 1 in 426.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Cheyenne is 376.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -2.83% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 60.88% higher than the Wyoming violent crime rate of 234.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Cheyenne

2,186
Property Crimes
3,376.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
72.40%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 29.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Cheyenne each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Cheyenne is 3,376.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 72.40% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 109.61% higher than the Wyoming property crime rate of 1,610.6 per 100,000 people.

Cheyenne Crime Compared To Wyoming Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Wyoming.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Cheyenne

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Fort Collins, CO 170,889 4,084 2,389.9 2,172.8 217.1
Laramie, WY 32,669 376 1,150.9 973.4 177.5
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