Superior, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

Superior has an overall crime rate of 12 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 Superior is 1 in 83. How does Superior fare compared to other communities in Colorado of all population sizes? Superior's crime rate is lower than approximately 52% of Colorado communities.

How does the crime rate in Superior compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Superior with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Superior'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 Superior 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 Superior.

For Superior, 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 Superior than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1007, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Superior; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Superior Crime Data

 

Crime Index

49

(100 is safest)


Safer than 49% of U.S. Cities

Superior Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

145

158

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.99

11.07

12.07

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.99
4.26
National Median: 4
    Superior
    Colorado

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,007

in Superior

1 in 235

in Colorado

Superior VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,094
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
11.07
28.51
National Median: 19
    Superior
    Colorado

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 90

in Superior

1 in 35

in Colorado

Superior Property CRIMES

Population: 13,094
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Superior Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
40
51
National Median: 26.9
    Superior
    Colorado