Centennial, CO
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Centennial, 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

The crime rate in Centennial is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Centennial is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Centennial is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Colorado, Centennial has a crime rate that is higher than 63% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Centennial has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Centennial 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 Centennial 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 Centennial.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Centennial's violent crime rate is 2 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 Centennial is one in 549.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Centennial's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Centennial 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 Centennial is one in 57.

Centennial Crime Data

 

Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Centennial Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

202

1,958

2,160

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.82

17.67

19.49

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Centennial 1.82
Colorado 3.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 549

in Centennial

1 in 252

in Colorado

Centennial VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 110,831
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 47 28 125
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.42 0.25 1.13

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
Centennial 17.67
Colorado 26.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Centennial

1 in 37

in Colorado

Centennial Property CRIMES

Population: 110,831
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 268 1,493 197
Rate per 1,000 2.42 13.47 1.78

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

Centennial Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Centennial 75
Colorado 47