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Barnum West, Denver, crime stats, charts, data, map and analysis. Last updated Monday May 20th.

Recent crime ranking changes in Barnum West

There were 5 notable ranking changes in these crime categories when comparing the rankings four weeks ago to the current rankings. This list updates Mondays. The lower the rank the worse the reported crime is in Barnum West.

New: The Barnum West monthly crime report recap for August 2023.

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

See how crime in Barnum West is going compared to the same period of time in 2023.

Crime type comparison, 2024,
Barnum West vs. Denver

See how the proportion of crimes in Barnum West compares with the city.

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New Barnum West crimes reported since the last site update

    Thursday June 1

  • Selling opium or an opium derivative, 12:45 AM, at the 400 block of N Sheridan Blvd.

Barnum West in the news

Two Denver police officers injured after driver speeds away following crash
Published July 13, 2022
One dead, two shot, one stabbed in post-Thanksgiving incidents in Denver
Published November 27, 2021
Man shot dead in Denver's Barnum West neighborhood has been identified
Published August 6, 2021

The past 30 days in Barnum West crime

  • There were 2 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's more than the 1 30 days before that and more than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 1.8 per month in Barnum West.
  • Domestic violence: 1 incident the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.8.
  • Sex assault: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.2.
  • Robbery: No incidents the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.1.
  • Burglary: 3 incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.0.
  • Property crimes: 12 incidents the past 30 days, 9 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 8.2.
  • Car thefts: 6 incidents the past 30 days, 3 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 3.6.
  • Bike thefts: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.2.

Compare Barnum West to its neighbors

See how Barnum West's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Barnum, Villa Park, Westwood).

Barnum West addresses with the most reported crime

These are the top Barnum West addresses in Denver that have had the most crime reports this year.

  1. 502 N Sheridan Blvd: 6
  2. No address given: 4
  3. 500 Block N Quitman St: 4
  4. 4595 W Alameda Ave: 3
  5. 550 N Sheridan Blvd: 3

Latest notable crimes in Barnum West

A Barnum West crime map and recent crime listing for homicides, serious assaults, burglaries and robberies.

Barnum West crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in Barnum West happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in Barnum West happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in Barnum West happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in Barnum West happen?

Latest homicides in Barnum West

Good news: Barnum West has had no reported homicides in the last 12 months.

Latest serious assaults in Barnum West

Latest robberies in Barnum West

  • Robbery of a person in the open, Saturday March 23, 9:00 PM, at 5185 W 1St Ave.

Latest burglaries in Barnum West

  • Burglary and auto theft at a residence with forced entry, Thursday May 2, 3:50 PM, at 2 N Quitman St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Wednesday April 24, 3:30 AM, at 5145 W Alameda Ave.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday April 16, 2:55 AM, at 502 N Sheridan Blvd.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Sunday Feb 4, 11:30 PM, at 174 S Stuart St.
  • Burglary of a safe, Sunday Jan. 28, 3:31 AM, at 502 N Sheridan Blvd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Sunday Jan. 7, 5:00 PM, at 501 N Raleigh St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Wednesday Dec. 13, 5:00 PM, at 2 S Sheridan Blvd.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Thursday Nov. 23, 2:25 PM, at 99 S Xavier St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Friday Oct. 6, 11:00 PM, at 249 S Perry St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Sunday August 20, 5:30 AM, at 502 N Sheridan Blvd.

Featured: Read the April 2024 Denver-city crime report.

Crime in Barnum West, by day of the week

Barnum West property crimes, by day

The day of the week reported property crimes in Barnum West happen.

Barnum West violent crimes, by day

The day of the week reported violent crimes in Barnum West happen.

Monthly crimes in Barnum West

Monthly violent crime in Barnum West

Monthly property crime in Barnum West

So far this year, Barnum West ranks in reported crime rates:

Rankings range from 1st (worst) to 78th (best).

  • 51st (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (down from 45th last year. 1.71 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 1.88 up until this point last year)
  • 73rd in population-adjusted property crimes (up from 77th in 2023. 6.66 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 6.48 in 2023)
  • 50th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 19th in 2023. 0.17 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.51 in 2023)
  • 62nd in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (down from 41st in 2023. 0.34 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.68 in 2023)
  • 62nd in population-adjusted robberies (even ranking with in 2023. 0.17 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.17 in 2023)
  • 67th in population-adjusted burglaries (up from 76th in 2023. 1.02 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.68 in 2023)
  • 57th in population-adjusted car thefts (up from 76th in 2023. 2.9 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.88 in 2023)
  • 72nd in population-adjusted bike thefts (down from 66th in 2023. 0.0 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.0 in 2023)
  • 68th in population-adjusted drug crimes (down from 40th in 2023. 0.17 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.85 in 2023)

Compare Barnum West crime rate rankings in recent years

The lower the rank, the worse Barnum West's crime rate. There are 78 Denver neighborhoods, so the rankings are out of 78.

A table comparing Barnum West violent crime rates

Shown here are the population-adjusted crime rates for Barnum West.

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 58th 46 54 79 51
2022 53rd 29 45 69 45

A table comparing Barnum West property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 78th 75 60 32
2022 75th 72 52 43

A table comparing Barnum West burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 67 78 74 78
2022 62 69 73 63

See the full year-by-year rankings for Barnum West.

More: Compare crime rate rankings across all 78 Denver neighborhoods.

New: The prostitution crime report.

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