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CBD, Denver, crime rate rankings. All rankings are for the adjusted-for-population crime figures. Last updated Thursday April 11th.

Recent crime ranking changes in CBD

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 CBD.

Brand new: Read the March 2024 CBD crime report

Featured: Each neighborhood now has a list of its high-crime addresses.

So far this year, CBD ranks in reported crime rates:

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

  • 3rd (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (even from 3rd last year. 9.88 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 10.13 up until this point last year)
  • 3rd in population-adjusted property crimes (down from 2nd in 2023. 32.11 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 47.17 in 2023)
  • 5th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 3rd in 2023. 1.23 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.22 in 2023)
  • 9th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (up from 17th in 2023. 2.22 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.99 in 2023)
  • 2nd in population-adjusted robberies (up from 3rd in 2023. 3.7 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.22 in 2023)
  • 30th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 19th in 2023. 1.73 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.96 in 2023)
  • 6th in population-adjusted car thefts (down from 3rd in 2023. 6.17 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 11.61 in 2023)
  • 7th in population-adjusted bike thefts (even ranking with in 2023. 0.99 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.99 in 2023)
  • 2nd in population-adjusted drug crimes (even ranking with in 2023. 17.54 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 36.8 in 2023)

Compare CBD crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing CBD violent crime rates

Shown here are the population-adjusted crime rates for CBD.

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 3rd 4 3 3 4
2022 3rd 7 4 2 5
2021 3rd 3 3 1 3
2020 3rd 8 4 2 3
2019 3rd 8 4 1 3

A table comparing CBD property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 3rd 6 6 61
2022 2nd 2 3 34
2021 3rd 3 5 2
2020 3rd 4 5 4
2019 2nd 8 3 2

A table comparing CBD burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 46 9 28 6
2022 28 8 20 2
2021 29 3 8 5
2020 20 3 4 6
2019 52 5 23 8

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