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Sun Valley, Denver, crime stats, charts, data, map and analysis. Last updated Thursday July 11th.

Recent crime ranking changes in Sun Valley

There were 4 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 Sun Valley.

New: The Sun Valley monthly crime report recap for August 2023.

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

See how crime in Sun Valley is going compared to the same period of time in 2023.

Crime type comparison, 2024,
Sun Valley vs. Denver

See how the proportion of crimes in Sun Valley compares with the city.

Sun Valley crimes

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New: The Mile High Stadium crime report.

The past 30 days in Sun Valley crime

  • There were 6 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's more than the 4 30 days before that and more than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 3.0 per month in Sun Valley.
  • Domestic violence: No incidents the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.0.
  • Sex assault: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.0.
  • Robbery: 1 incident the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.7.
  • Burglary: 3 incidents the past 30 days, 4 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 2.2.
  • Property crimes: 29 incidents the past 30 days, 19 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 13.6.
  • Car thefts: 7 incidents the past 30 days, 4 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 3.6.
  • Bike thefts: 2 incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.3.

Compare Sun Valley to its neighbors

See how Sun Valley's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Lincoln Park, Valverde, Jefferson Park, Auraria, Villa Park, West Colfax).

Sun Valley addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. 1701 N Bryant St: 27
  2. 1000 N Federal Blvd: 18
  3. 2660 W Holden Pl: 14
  4. 1310 N Federal Blvd: 14
  5. 2600 Block W Holden Pl: 10

Latest notable crimes in Sun Valley

A Sun Valley crime map and recent crime listing for homicides, serious assaults, burglaries and robberies.

Sun Valley crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in Sun Valley happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in Sun Valley happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in Sun Valley happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in Sun Valley happen?

Latest homicides in Sun Valley

Good news: Sun Valley has had no reported homicides in the last 12 months.

Latest serious assaults in Sun Valley

Latest robberies in Sun Valley

Latest burglaries in Sun Valley

  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Thursday July 4, 10:00 PM, at 2575 W Barberry Pl.
  • Burglary of a business without forced entry, Saturday June 15, 12:00 PM, at 1800 N Federal Blvd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Thursday June 13, 4:30 PM, at 860 N Bryant St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday June 4, 10:30 PM, at 2506 W 13th Ave.
  • Burglary - other, Sunday May 19, 4:00 AM, at 2506 W Colfax Ave.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Wednesday May 15, 11:30 PM, at 677 N Alcott St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Friday May 10, 4:30 PM, at 860 N Bryant St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Saturday May 4, 5:27 AM, at 900 N Federal Blvd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Monday April 22, 2:56 PM, at 2660 W Holden Pl.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday April 9, 3:23 AM, at 1630 N Federal Blvd.

New: Colorado state crime rate charts.

Crime in Sun Valley, by day of the week

Sun Valley property crimes, by day

The day of the week reported property crimes in Sun Valley happen.

Sun Valley violent crimes, by day

The day of the week reported violent crimes in Sun Valley happen.

Monthly crimes in Sun Valley

Monthly violent crime in Sun Valley

Monthly property crime in Sun Valley

So far this year, Sun Valley 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 (up from 7th last year. 15.99 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 11.82 up until this point last year)
  • 6th in population-adjusted property crimes (up from 12th in 2023. 57.72 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 53.55 in 2023)
  • 37th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 9th in 2023. 0.0 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.39 in 2023)
  • 4th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (up from 6th in 2023. 5.56 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 3.48 in 2023)
  • 4th in population-adjusted robberies (up from 7th in 2023. 4.17 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.09 in 2023)
  • 4th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 3rd in 2023. 10.43 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 15.3 in 2023)
  • 6th in population-adjusted car thefts (up from 8th in 2023. 14.6 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 16.69 in 2023)
  • 17th in population-adjusted bike thefts (up from 33rd in 2023. 1.39 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.7 in 2023)
  • 4th in population-adjusted drug crimes (up from 5th in 2023. 23.64 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 11.13 in 2023)

Compare Sun Valley crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing Sun Valley violent crime rates

Shown here are the population-adjusted crime rates for Sun Valley.

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 8th 6 18 6 7
2022 5th 6 9 5 3

A table comparing Sun Valley property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 11th 7 20 7
2022 11th 7 34 3

A table comparing Sun Valley burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 55 1 2 8
2022 69 4 6 23

See the full year-by-year rankings for Sun Valley.

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

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Denver crime maps

Denver crime trends map

The crimes trends map shows the change in crime counts and rates on a monthly and year-to-date basis.

Denver crime trends map

The Denver-city recent crime map

The recent crimes map shows where crimes across the city were reported in the last two or so months, and shows which addresses across the city have logged the most reported crimes.

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