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5 Most Dangerous Areas in Colorado Springs

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About Colorado Springs

The City of Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality in El Paso County, Colorado, and is the county seat and most populated municipality. Colorado Springs is the state's second-largest city and the state's second-largest city. It is the major city of the Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the Front Range Urban Corridor's second most important city. It's 70 miles south of Denver, in east-central Colorado, on Fountain Creek. The city is almost a mile above sea level at 6,035 feet, however other parts are substantially higher or lower.

Like in every other city there are some very safe and beautiful places where you could have a great life, but for sure there are also some not-so-amazing corners in Colorado Springs. In this article, we focus on the latter and for this, we did extensive research as well as compare multiple sources that we linked below so that you can check them yourself.

Here are the five most dangerous areas in Colorado Springs according to the research from areavibes.

#1 Southwest Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO Crime

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The crime rate in Southwest Colorado Springs is 123 percent greater than the national average.

Southwest Colorado Springs has 334 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Southwest Colorado Springs.

Southwest Colorado Springs is safer than 21% of all Colorado communities.

Crime in Colorado Springs has grown by 9% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/colorado+springs-co/southwest+colorado+springs/crime/

#2 Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs, CO Crime

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The crime rate in Old Colorado City is 111 percent greater than the national average.

Old Colorado City has 326 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a one in twenty chance of becoming a victim of crime in Old Colorado City.

Old Colorado City is safer than a quarter of Colorado's cities.

Crime in Colorado Springs has grown by 9% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/colorado+springs-co/old+colorado+city/crime/

#3 West Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO Crime

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The crime rate in West Colorado Springs is 403 percent higher than the national average.

West Colorado Springs has 306 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 8 risk of becoming a victim of crime in West Colorado Springs.

West Colorado Springs is safer than only 2% of Colorado cities.

Crime in Colorado Springs has grown by 9% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/colorado+springs-co/west+colorado+springs/crime/

#4 Southeast Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO Crime

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The crime rate in Southeast Colorado Springs is 129 percent greater than the national average.

Southeast Colorado Springs has a violent crime rate that is 107 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 18 probability of becoming a victim of crime in Southeast Colorado Springs.

Southeast Colorado Springs is safer than 28% of all Colorado communities.

Crime in Colorado Springs has grown by 9% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/colorado+springs-co/southeast+colorado+springs/crime/

#5 East Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO Crime

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The crime rate in East Colorado Springs is 9% lower than the national average.

East Colorado Springs has a violent crime rate that is 100 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 45 risk of becoming a victim of crime in East Colorado Springs.

The city of East Colorado Springs is safer than 54% of Colorado communities.

Crime in Colorado Springs has grown by 9% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/colorado+springs-co/east+colorado+springs/crime/

Let me know in the comments what you think about these areas and if you know any other unsafe areas in the city.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/colorado+springs-co/most-dangerous-neighborhoods/

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