This area, which has a population of 5,554, has a crime rate that is 45 percent higher than the Denver average. So far, it has recorded 76 incidents per 1,000 people. In 2007, the area witnessed a 29.3 percent fall in crime, followed by another decline. Still, one of the Denver neighborhoods to avoid. Even having the police visible around the area, property crime currently overwhelms the locals. According to studies, public transit is crime-free, hence cash handling is risk-free. Residents recommend wandering throughout the day or at night, whether as a single girl or as a travelling tourist, because the area is devoid of dangerous regions. In Jefferson Park, you have a 1 in 16 risk of becoming a victim of a crime.