Friday, February 20, 2015

4 Colorado cities among most sexually violent in U.S.

According to a study by, four cities in Colorado are among the top 20 most sexually violent in the United States. analyzed data from the latest FBI Crime Report to determine which U.S. cities had the most rapes as reported by local law enforcement.

According to, Pueblo, which has a population of 108,062 had 165 reported rapes in 2013.

Aurora, with a population of 343,484, is No. 13.

The study says 224 cases of rape were reported in 2013.

There were 370 rape cases were reported in Colorado Springs, with a population of 436,108, making it No. 10 on the list.

Denver is No. 5, according to the study, with 514 reported rapes. Denver has a population of 648,981.

The city with the most reported rape cases is Philadelphia. There were 1,279 cases reported there.

Of all the states that have cities represented in the top 20, Colorado appears the most.

Ohio is second, with three cities in the top 20.

To see the full list or find out more about the research, visit