Reported Annual Crime In Delta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelta/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime346n/a (estimate)3,9832,9632,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelta/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.24.9
Rape6n/a69.159.738.6
Robbery6n/a69.160.9101.9
Assault9n/a103.6197.2237.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)242321373
Burglary57n/a656.2429.8491.4
Theft245n/a2,820.61,918.51,775.4
Vehicle theft23n/a264.8293.2220.2
Property crime325n/a (estimate)3,7422,6422,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Delta, CO for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Delta, CO is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Delta, CO crime rates are 34% higher than in comparison to the Colorado mean and are 39% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Delta, CO has a rate that is 25% lower than the Colorado average; compared to the United States, it is 35% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Delta, CO is 42% higher than its state's mean, and 50% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Delta is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.91 daily crimes that occur in Delta.
  • Delta is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Delta you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Delta has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Delta (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Delta, 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 Delta, CO total amount of daily offenses is 1.34 times more than the Colorado average and 1.39 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Delta, CO is 1.33 times less than the Colorado average, and it is 1.54 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Delta, CO has a daily crime figure that is 1.42 times more than the Colorado average and 1.50 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Delta (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Delta, CO compared to every other city in Colorado as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Delta, CO ranks safer than 29% of every city located within Colorado along with 31% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Colorado and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Delta, CO. As a result, Delta, CO is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Delta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Delta is 1 in 414
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delta is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Delta is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Delta, CO? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Delta, CO, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 414. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 27 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Delta, CO is 1 in 26.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Delta, CO is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Delta, CO has increased by 137%, the amount of property crime in Delta, CO has decreased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Delta, CO has decreased by 14% year to year.

Delta police department

ItemDeltaColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)209,049556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.29.63.3
There are a total of 20 Delta police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 76.5% less than the Colorado average and 31.1% less 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
Cedaredge, CO2,4291681,3811,549
Olathe, CO1,5911701,3971,567
Orchard City, CO3,0721891,5541,743
Delta, CO8,8012423,7423,983

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lapeer, MI8,8013434,0134,356
Lancaster, SC8,8018274,5455,372
Madeira, OH8,8011029081,011
Frostburg, MD8,8021051,9872,092
Highland Park, TX8,796221,9681,990
Delta, CO8,8012423,7423,983
Source: The Delta, 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.