Laramie Named ‘2016 Wyoming Burglary Safe Zone’
Laramie is one of the 10 Wyoming cities that have the least to worry about where burglary is concerned, according to a list compiled using data from the FBI Uniform Crime Report.
According to Protect America, a home security company, Laramie comes in at number eight on its list of cities reporting the fewest burglaries.
With a listed population of 32,375, Laramie saw 60 burglaries reported in 2015. Relative to population, that's a lower rate than both Worland and Douglas, which come in at numbers nine and 10 respectively.
Laramie ranks behind Lander, Evanston, Evansville, Jackson, Afton, Genrock and Thermopolis, listed in ascending order.
Moorcroft is ranked first on the opposing list of 2016 Wyoming Burglary Hot Spots, with 16 burglaries reported in the town with a listed population of 1,042.
Mills, Wheatland, Sundance and Riverton round out the top five, with Riverton at 70 burglaries among its population of 11,013.
At six and seven respectively are Cody and Cheyenne. Cody's population of 9,789 saw 51 burglaries in 2015, while Cheyenne's had both the highest population and number of reported burglaries -- 289 crimes among 63,619 people.
Pine Bluffs, Greybull and Torrington make up the remainder of the top 10.