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Sun Valley, Denver, crime rate rankings. All rankings are for the adjusted-for-population crime figures. Last updated Thursday April 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.

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So far this year, Sun Valley ranks in reported crime rates:

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

  • 4th (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (up from 8th last year. 9.04 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 4.87 up until this point last year)
  • 15th in population-adjusted property crimes (down from 12th in 2023. 19.47 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 27.12 in 2023)
  • 3rd in population-adjusted sexual assaults (up from 10th in 2023. 2.09 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.7 in 2023)
  • 3rd in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (up from 4th in 2023. 4.17 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.09 in 2023)
  • 4th in population-adjusted robberies (up from 7th in 2023. 2.78 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.39 in 2023)
  • 5th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 3rd in 2023. 4.17 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 5.56 in 2023)
  • 18th in population-adjusted car thefts (even ranking with in 2023. 4.17 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 6.26 in 2023)
  • 11th in population-adjusted bike thefts (up from 14th in 2023. 0.7 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.7 in 2023)
  • 5th in population-adjusted drug crimes (up from 8th in 2023. 9.74 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 3.48 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
2021 10th 13 12 8 8
2020 5th 3 5 3 6
2019 6th 16 17 4 7

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
2021 14th 16 28 7
2020 18th 24 36 69
2019 10th 4 19 54

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
2021 48 5 4 28
2020 53 5 7 31
2019 66 15 20 34

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