Castle Rock, CO
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Castle Rock, CO crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Castle Rock has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Castle Rock is 1 in 65. How does Castle Rock fare compared to other communities in Colorado of all population sizes? Castle Rock's crime rate is lower than approximately 44% of Colorado communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Castle Rock has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Castle Rock is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Castle Rock 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 Castle Rock.

For Castle Rock, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Castle Rock than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1801, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Castle Rock's rate for property crime is 15 per one thousand population. This makes Castle Rock 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 Castle Rock is one in 67.

Castle Rock Crime Data

 

Crime Index

40

(100 is safest)


Safer than 40% of U.S. Cities

Castle Rock Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

969

1,005

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.56

14.95

15.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Castle Rock 0.56
Colorado 3.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,801

in Castle Rock

1 in 252

in Colorado

Castle Rock VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 64,827
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 17 1 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.26 0.02 0.28

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Castle Rock 14.95
Colorado 26.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 67

in Castle Rock

1 in 37

in Colorado

Castle Rock Property CRIMES

Population: 64,827
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 99 805 65
Rate per 1,000 1.53 12.42 1.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Castle Rock Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Castle Rock 30
Colorado 47