Ten Colorado Counties With the Most Violent Crime and Denver's Ranking

Additional photos and more below.
Additional photos and more below.
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What counties in Colorado have the most violent crime?

The folks at FindTheBest.com explored that question using FBI data from 2013, the most recent year available.
As you can see, many of the places that made the list aren't heavily populated.

But several others are among the most populous counties in the state, with two in the metro area, including Denver County, showing up.

Count down the photo-illustrated top ten below — and then check out a heat map that provides numbers for every county in the state, with additional information just a click away.

Arapahoe County.
Arapahoe County.
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Number 10: Arapahoe County
317.6 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 31
Rapes: 296
Robberies: 527
Assaults: 1,005

Saguache County.
Saguache County.
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Number 9: Saguache County
322.6 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 0
Rapes: 3
Robberies: 2
Assaults: 15

Lake County.
Lake County.

Number 8: Lake County
341.0 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 0
Rapes: 2
Robberies: 0
Assaults: 23

Baca County.
Baca County.
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Number 7: Baca County
345.7 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 0
Rapes: 4
Robberies: 0
Assaults: 9

El Paso County.
El Paso County.
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Number 6: El Paso County
388.5 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 40
Rapes: 488
Robberies: 462
Assaults: 1,475

Clear Creek County.
Clear Creek County.
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Number 5: Clear Creek County
408.9 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 0
Rapes: 5
Robberies: 0
Assaults: 32

San Juan County.
San Juan County.
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Number 4: San Juan County
455.2 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 0
Rapes: 0
Robberies: 0
Assaults: 3

Huerfano County.EXPAND
Huerfano County.
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Number 3: Huerfano County
528.3 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 3
Rapes: 5
Robberies: 6
Assaults: 21

Denver County.
Denver County.
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Number 2: Denver County
659.9 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 40
Rapes: 514
Robberies: 1,132
Assaults: 2,401

Pueblo County.
Pueblo County.
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Number 1: Pueblo County
662.9 VIOLENT CRIMES PER 100K PEOPLE
Murders: 5
Rapes: 171
Robberies: 219
Assaults: 666
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