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

Recent crime ranking changes in University Hills

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 University Hills.

New: The University Hills monthly crime report recap for August 2023.

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

See how crime in University Hills is going compared to the same period of time in 2023.

Crime type comparison, 2024,
University Hills vs. Denver

See how the proportion of crimes in University Hills compares with the city.

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New University Hills crimes reported since the last site update

    Monday May 1

  • Theft - other, 10:45 AM, at 2000 S Colorado Blvd.
  • Friday May 26

  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, 3:00 PM, at 4400 E Iliff Ave.
  • Saturday May 27

  • Criminal mischief - other, 1:28 AM, at 2000 S Colorado Blvd.
  • Tuesday May 30

  • Robbery of a business using a weapon, 7:59 PM, at 2306 S Colorado Blvd.
  • Wednesday May 31

  • Criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, 11:30 PM, at 2248 S Dexter St.

University Hills in the news

Denver DA calls police shooting involving son and elderly father a "great tragedy"
Published May 22, 2018
Father and son in fatal Denver shootings are identified by coroner
Published February 15, 2018
Man in critical condition after he's shot by Denver police officer
Published February 14, 2018

The past 30 days in University Hills crime

  • There were 1 reported incident of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's less than the 2 30 days before that and less than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 2.6 per month in University Hills.
  • Domestic violence: 1 incident the past 30 days, 2 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.9.
  • Sex assault: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.2.
  • Robbery: 1 incident the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.8.
  • Burglary: 11 incidents the past 30 days, 7 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 4.4.
  • Property crimes: 60 incidents the past 30 days, 36 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 28.7.
  • Car thefts: 3 incidents the past 30 days, 2 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 0.9.

Compare University Hills to its neighbors

See how University Hills's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Wellshire, Goldsmith, Hampden, Southmoor Park, University Park).

University Hills addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. 2730 S Colorado Blvd: 56
  2. 2180 S Colorado Blvd: 20
  3. 2000 S Colorado Blvd: 19
  4. 4300 E Colorado Center Dr: 15
  5. 2870 S Colorado Blvd: 12

Latest notable crimes in University Hills

A University Hills crime map and recent crime listing for homicides, serious assaults, burglaries and robberies.

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Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in University Hills happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in University Hills happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in University Hills happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in University Hills happen?

Latest homicides in University Hills

Good news: University Hills has had no reported homicides in the last 12 months.

Latest serious assaults in University Hills

Latest robberies in University Hills

Latest burglaries in University Hills

New: The public fighting crime report.

Crime in University Hills, by day of the week

University Hills property crimes, by day

The day of the week reported property crimes in University Hills happen.

University Hills violent crimes, by day

The day of the week reported violent crimes in University Hills happen.

Monthly crimes in University Hills

Monthly violent crime in University Hills

Monthly property crime in University Hills

So far this year, University Hills ranks in reported crime rates:

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

  • 42nd (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (down from 34th last year. 2.03 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 2.2 up until this point last year)
  • 16th in population-adjusted property crimes (up from 34th in 2023. 26.87 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 20.28 in 2023)
  • 49th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 14th in 2023. 0.17 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.68 in 2023)
  • 55th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (down from 54th in 2023. 0.51 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.51 in 2023)
  • 36th in population-adjusted robberies (down from 17th in 2023. 0.51 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.01 in 2023)
  • 8th in population-adjusted burglaries (up from 22nd in 2023. 4.22 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 4.06 in 2023)
  • 51st in population-adjusted car thefts (down from 41st in 2023. 3.21 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 4.73 in 2023)
  • 49th in population-adjusted bike thefts (down from 43rd in 2023. 0.17 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.17 in 2023)
  • 15th in population-adjusted drug crimes (down from 10th in 2023. 4.39 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 4.39 in 2023)

Compare University Hills crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing University Hills violent crime rates

Shown here are the population-adjusted crime rates for University Hills.

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 34th 50 24 19 56
2022 55th 47 46 32 63

A table comparing University Hills property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 29th 49 27 21
2022 28th 44 39 72

A table comparing University Hills burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 51 22 24 41
2022 52 22 28 46

See the full year-by-year rankings for University Hills.

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