Federal Heights, CO
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With a crime rate of 58 per one thousand residents, Federal Heights has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Colorado, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Federal Heights.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 12,381, Federal Heights has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Federal Heights does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Federal Heights.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Federal Heights 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 Federal Heights.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Federal Heights occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Federal Heights; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 200. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Federal Heights is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Federal Heights, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 19, which is a rate of 53 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Federal Heights has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Federal Heights is one in 92.

Federal Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Federal Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

62

657

719

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.01

53.07

58.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Federal Heights 5.01
Colorado 3.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 200

in Federal Heights

1 in 312

in Colorado
Federal Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 12,381
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 18 12 32
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.45 0.97 2.58
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
Federal Heights 53.07
Colorado 26.42
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 19

in Federal Heights

1 in 38

in Colorado
Federal Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 12,381
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED 450 135
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED 36.35 10.90
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

Federal Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Federal Heights 404
Colorado 44

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