Arvada, CO
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The crime rate in Arvada is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Arvada is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Arvada is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Colorado, Arvada has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Arvada compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Arvada with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Arvada's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Arvada does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Arvada.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Arvada's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Arvada is one in 740.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Arvada's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Arvada a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Arvada is one in 39.

Arvada Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Arvada Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

156

2,941

3,097

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.35

25.49

26.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arvada 1.35
Colorado 3.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 740

in Arvada

1 in 312

in Colorado
Arvada VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 115,368
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 34 31 89
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.29 0.27 0.77
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arvada 25.49
Colorado 26.42
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Arvada

1 in 38

in Colorado
Arvada Property CRIMES
Population: 115,368
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 313 2,342 286
Rate per 1,000 2.71 20.30 2.48
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Arvada Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Arvada 87
Colorado 44