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East Colfax, Denver, crime stats, charts, data, map and analysis. Last updated Monday April 22nd.

Recent crime ranking changes in East Colfax

There were 10 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 East Colfax.

New: The East Colfax monthly crime report recap for August 2023.

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

See how crime in East Colfax is going compared to the same period of time in 2023.

Crime type comparison, 2024,
East Colfax vs. Denver

See how the proportion of crimes in East Colfax compares with the city.

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New East Colfax crimes reported since the last site update

    Saturday May 20

  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, 12:00 AM, at 1750 N Xenia St.
  • Tuesday May 23

  • Theft - other, 6:49 PM, at 1103 N Yosemite St.
  • Thursday May 25

  • Theft of items from a vehicle, 2:00 AM, at 8000 E 12th Ave.
  • Saturday May 27

  • Criminal trespassing, 8:35 PM, at the 1400 block of N Xenia St.
  • Monday May 29

  • Criminal trespassing, 7:20 PM, at 1415 N Xenia St.

East Colfax in the news

Denver 19-year-old sentenced for murder of refugee
Published February 6
Undercover prostitution sting by Denver police snags investigator for metro DA's office
Published December 19, 2023
Great-aunt sentenced to 36 years in prison for beating 8-year-old Denver boy to death
Published December 11, 2023

The past 30 days in East Colfax crime

  • There were 12 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's more than the 10 30 days before that and less than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 14.8 per month in East Colfax.
  • Domestic violence: 4 incidents the past 30 days, 5 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 5.2.
  • Sex assault: 1 incident the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.8.
  • Robbery: 4 incidents the past 30 days, 5 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 4.0.
  • Burglary: 9 incidents the past 30 days, 8 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 6.8.
  • Property crimes: 40 incidents the past 30 days, 49 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 37.8.
  • Car thefts: 20 incidents the past 30 days, 21 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 15.8.
  • Bike thefts: 1 incident the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.7.

Compare East Colfax to its neighbors

See how East Colfax's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Lowry Field, Central Park, South Park Hill, Montclair).

East Colfax addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. 8000 E 12th Ave: 26
  2. 1460 N Xenia St: 25
  3. No address given: 24
  4. 1440 N Xenia St: 18
  5. E Colfax Ave / N Spruce St: 16

Latest notable crimes in East Colfax

A East Colfax crime map and recent crime listing for homicides, serious assaults, burglaries and robberies.

East Colfax crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in East Colfax happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in East Colfax happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in East Colfax happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in East Colfax happen?

Latest homicides in East Colfax

Latest serious assaults in East Colfax

Latest robberies in East Colfax

Latest burglaries in East Colfax

  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Tuesday April 9, 2:00 AM, at 1331 N Xanthia St.
  • Burglary of a business without forced entry, Monday April 8, 4:00 AM, at 7929 E Colfax Ave.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Sunday April 7, 9:00 AM, at 1120 N Xenia St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Monday April 1, 1:00 AM, at 8000 E 12th Ave.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Sunday March 31, 10:43 PM, at 1955 N Ulster St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Friday March 29, 12:00 PM, at 1520 N Xanthia St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Thursday March 28, 8:13 PM, at the 1500 block of N Wabash St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Sunday March 24, 1:30 PM, at 1521 N Yosemite St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Sunday March 17, 8:00 AM, at 1901 N Valentia St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Thursday Feb 29, 7:07 PM, at 1990 N Wabash St.

New: The public fighting crime report.

Crime in East Colfax, by day of the week

East Colfax property crimes, by day

The day of the week reported property crimes in East Colfax happen.

East Colfax violent crimes, by day

The day of the week reported violent crimes in East Colfax happen.

Monthly crimes in East Colfax

Monthly violent crime in East Colfax

Monthly property crime in East Colfax

So far this year, East Colfax ranks in reported crime rates:

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

  • 11th (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (up from 14th last year. 4.09 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 3.82 up until this point last year)
  • 26th in population-adjusted property crimes (up from 31st in 2023. 12.26 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 16.79 in 2023)
  • 37th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 20th in 2023. 0.18 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.36 in 2023)
  • 15th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (up from 19th in 2023. 1.87 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.15 in 2023)
  • 8th in population-adjusted robberies (up from 18th in 2023. 1.24 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.62 in 2023)
  • 24th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 21st in 2023. 2.22 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 3.2 in 2023)
  • 13th in population-adjusted car thefts (up from 22nd in 2023. 5.42 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 6.13 in 2023)
  • 49th in population-adjusted bike thefts (up from 57th in 2023. 0.09 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.0 in 2023)
  • 10th in population-adjusted drug crimes (up from 15th in 2023. 5.24 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.4 in 2023)

Compare East Colfax crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing East Colfax violent crime rates

Shown here are the population-adjusted crime rates for East Colfax.

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 13th 18 25 12 13
2022 13th 17 21 12 13

A table comparing East Colfax property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 39th 24 54 31
2022 36th 22 48 33

A table comparing East Colfax burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 14 37 27 31
2022 8 49 26 26

See the full year-by-year rankings for East Colfax.

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

New: The 16th Street Mall crime report.

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