Generally speaking, Northern Colorado is a pretty safe region in the state. You can pick a pretty safe place to live in any direction in our area. This is a good feeling considering that Colorado leads the way when it comes to property crime per capita in the nation.


Most of those property crimes are linked to vehicle thefts in the state of Colorado which account for 20 percent of the overall rate. On another bad note, Colorado's violent crime rate has also increased for the second year in a row. Making Colorado the ninth-highest state for violent crime.

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Best Life has compiled a list of the safest cities and towns in each state of the nation. Our state's safest town happens to be right here in Northern Colorado. Located east of Interstate 25, and a bit northeast of Windsor, you will find a town of 8,343 residents. This community is Severance, Colorado. The safest town in the entire state.

What Makes Severance, Colorado the Safest Town?

Severance, Colorado virtually has no violent crime. In fact, Severance has had zero violent crimes committed in 2023 and fewer than 50 property crimes this year. In 2021 and 2022, the property crime rate is approximately that of 2023. Very little.

Crime Rates in Severance, Colorado Explained

The ranking for property crime in Severance ranks at 2.8. Violent crime in 2021 and 2022 ranked at 0.4 per. What do these numbers mean? These are the numbers that show the crimes, ranked by property and violence per 1,000 residents.

That means Severance has seen 2.8 property crimes per 1,000 residents. At an approximate population of 8,000 residents, there have been roughly  22 property crimes committed in an entire year in the town of Severance.


To see the entire list of the safest cities and towns in the nation, visit Best Life.

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