The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released their 2018 Hot Spots Vehicle Theft Report on June 25, 2019.
According to the report, of the seven Colorado Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), five of them were above the national MSA theft rate in 2018 – Pueblo, Denver-Aurora Lakewood, Colorado Springs, Greeley and Boulder. However, this is down from 2017, in which six were above the theft rate.
- Pueblo, ranks #4 in the nation, making the top 10 for four years in a row in thefts based on 100,000 population.
- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood is ranked #13 on the list in thefts based on 100,000 population.