Glenwood Springs, CO
Crime Rates

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Glenwood Springs, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 50 per one thousand residents, Glenwood Springs 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 20. Within Colorado, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Glenwood Springs.

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 9,930, Glenwood Springs has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Glenwood Springs 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 Glenwood Springs.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Glenwood Springs 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 Glenwood Springs.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Glenwood Springs 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 Glenwood Springs; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 368. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Glenwood Springs is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Glenwood Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 47 per one thousand population.

Glenwood Springs Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Glenwood Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Glenwood Springs 2.72
Colorado 3.81

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 368

in Glenwood Springs

1 in 263

in Colorado

Glenwood Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,930
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 1 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.70 0.10 1.91


Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Glenwood Springs 47.23
Colorado 25.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Glenwood Springs

1 in 39

in Colorado

Glenwood Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 9,930
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 416 20
Rate per 1,000 3.32 41.89 2.01

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Glenwood Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Glenwood Springs 87
Colorado 46

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