Reported Annual Crime In Aspen

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAspen/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime314n/a (estimate)4,5902,9632,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAspen/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.24.9
Rape1n/a14.659.738.6
Robbery1n/a14.660.9101.9
Assault4n/a58.5197.2237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)88321373
Burglary36n/a526.2429.8491.4
Theft258n/a3,771.41,918.51,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a204.6293.2220.2
Property crime308n/a (estimate)4,5022,6422,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Aspen, CO is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Aspen, CO. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Aspen, CO averages 55% higher than the rest of Colorado while the rate of crime on a national scale is 61% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Aspen, CO is 73% lower than the average rate of crime in Colorado and 76% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 70% higher than the remainder of the state of Colorado and 81% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Aspen, CO area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Aspen is 61% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.58 daily crimes that occur in Aspen.
  • Aspen is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Aspen you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Aspen has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Aspen (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Aspen, CO for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Colorado as well as those across America as a whole. The Aspen, CO total amount of daily offenses is 1.55 times more than the Colorado average and 1.61 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Aspen, CO is 3.66 times less than the Colorado average, and it is 4.25 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Aspen, CO has a daily crime figure that is 1.70 times more than the Colorado average and 1.81 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Aspen (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Colorado and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Aspen, CO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Aspen, CO has been ranked safer than 32% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Aspen, CO is safer than 33% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Colorado and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Aspen, CO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Aspen, CO is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Aspen

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Aspen is 1 in 1141
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Aspen is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Aspen is 1 in 22
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Aspen, CO? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Aspen, CO, then there is a 1 in 1141 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 23. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 22 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Aspen, CO.

Year Over Year Crime In Aspen (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Aspen, CO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Aspen, CO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 15% in Aspen, CO, while property crimes in Aspen, CO have increased by 6%. Crimes in total for Aspen, CO have increased by 6% year over year.

Aspen police department

ItemAspenColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)359,049556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.29.63.3
There are a total of 35 Aspen police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.6% less than the Colorado average and 59.1% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Colorado

StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
Colorado11,041247222
There are a total of 11,041 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 247 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 11% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Basalt, CO3,89161503564
El Jebel, CO3,4501169571,073
Woody Creek, CO3901301,0671,197
Snowmass Village, CO2,852342,2622,296
Aspen, CO6,700884,5024,590

Cities with similar population

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Scottsburg, IN6,7004673,1053,573
Terrace Heights, WA6,7012723,3203,592
Crockett, TX6,7027882,7653,553
Aberdeen, NC6,7021644,4334,596
California, PA6,7032121,6511,863
Aspen, CO6,700884,5024,590
Source: The Aspen, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.