According to, Casper has an above average crime rate for such a small community. The likelihood of being in a violent crime is 3.8% nationwide. In Wyoming it is only 1.95%, and Casper’s rate is even lower at 1.4%. For the property crime rate we are just above average with the national likelihood of being a victim is 26%, Wyoming at 19%, and Casper at 27%.

Based on FBI crime data, Casper is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wyoming, Casper has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes. - NeighborhoodScout

Crimes like vandalism, breaking and entering, burglary were the most prevalent in Casper. Thankfully, violent crimes were much lower compared to national averages. This statistic is consistent with other small communities.

When NeighborhoodScout compared Casper with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. - NeighborhoodScout

These are the worst neighborhoods for crime in Casper according to

  • 1

    E. K St. / N Mckinley St
  • 2

    City Center
  • 3

    Fort Caspar Rd / W 13th St
  • 4

    S. Poplar St / W 13th St