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

Recent crime ranking changes in West Colfax

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 West Colfax.

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

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

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

Crime type comparison, 2024,
West Colfax vs. Denver

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

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New West Colfax crimes reported since the last site update

    Tuesday May 16

  • Theft from a building, 6:10 PM, at 4404 W Colfax Ave.
  • Friday May 19

  • Motor vehicle theft, 12:00 PM, at the 1500 block of N Raleigh St.
  • Tuesday May 23

  • Motor vehicle theft, 9:00 AM, at the 1300 block of N Tennyson St.
  • Sunday May 28

  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, 12:00 PM, at 1208 N Quitman St.
  • Monday May 29

  • Motor vehicle theft, 5:00 PM, at 1198 N Sheridan Blvd.

West Colfax in the news

Suspect in December double homicide still on the run; Denver police ask public for help
Published March 21
Two killed, four wounded in three Denver shootings
Published December 30, 2023
Man sentenced to 40 years in fatal Denver shooting near Sloan's Lake
Published October 13, 2023

The past 30 days in West Colfax crime

  • There were 14 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's more than the 12 30 days before that and more than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 10.5 per month in West Colfax.
  • Domestic violence: 4 incidents the past 30 days, 4 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 4.0.
  • Sex assault: 1 incident the past 30 days, 2 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.0.
  • Robbery: 4 incidents the past 30 days, 7 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 2.8.
  • Burglary: 10 incidents the past 30 days, 9 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 8.8.
  • Property crimes: 73 incidents the past 30 days, 50 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 60.9.
  • Car thefts: 25 incidents the past 30 days, 11 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 18.6.
  • Bike thefts: 3 incidents the past 30 days, 2 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 2.3.

Compare West Colfax to its neighbors

See how West Colfax's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Sun Valley, Villa Park, Sloan Lake).

West Colfax addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. No address given: 30
  2. 1550 N Raleigh St: 19
  3. 5151 W Colfax Ave: 16
  4. 1490 N Perry St: 10
  5. 3275 W 14th Ave: 9

Latest notable crimes in West Colfax

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

West Colfax crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in West Colfax happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in West Colfax happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in West Colfax happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

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

Latest homicides in West Colfax

Latest serious assaults in West Colfax

Latest robberies in West Colfax

Latest burglaries in West Colfax

  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Tuesday May 14, 11:30 PM, at 1358 N Knox Ct.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Friday May 10, 4:30 PM, at 1459 N King St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Friday May 10, 3:34 AM, at 1845 N Federal Blvd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Wednesday May 8, 6:00 PM, at 1455 N King St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Wednesday May 1, 9:30 AM, at 1455 N King St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Monday April 29, 9:00 AM, at 1358 N Knox Ct.
  • Burglary of a business without forced entry, Friday April 26, 1:00 AM, at 3200 W Colfax Ave.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Thursday April 25, 12:00 AM, at 1394 N Knox Ct.
  • Burglary - other, Saturday April 20, 12:00 AM, at 1701 N Grove St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Tuesday April 16, 6:30 PM, at 1600 N Winona Ct.

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Crime in West Colfax, by day of the week

West Colfax property crimes, by day

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

West Colfax violent crimes, by day

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

Monthly crimes in West Colfax

Monthly violent crime in West Colfax

Monthly property crime in West Colfax

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

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

  • 12th (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (up from 15th last year. 5.59 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 4.93 up until this point last year)
  • 15th in population-adjusted property crimes (up from 20th in 2023. 29.17 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 29.17 in 2023)
  • 13th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 11th in 2023. 0.66 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.77 in 2023)
  • 15th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (down from 12th in 2023. 2.19 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.97 in 2023)
  • 7th in population-adjusted robberies (up from 10th in 2023. 1.97 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.21 in 2023)
  • 12th in population-adjusted burglaries (up from 34th in 2023. 4.06 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.96 in 2023)
  • 8th in population-adjusted car thefts (up from 16th in 2023. 8.44 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 9.32 in 2023)
  • 14th in population-adjusted bike thefts (up from 17th in 2023. 0.88 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.99 in 2023)
  • 16th in population-adjusted drug crimes (down from 11th in 2023. 4.17 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 4.39 in 2023)

Compare West Colfax crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing West Colfax violent crime rates

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

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 15th 16 13 18 16
2022 12th 9 30 16 12

A table comparing West Colfax property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 17th 14 23 5
2022 16th 18 24 8

A table comparing West Colfax burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 8 32 32 11
2022 3 38 23 7

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

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

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