Reported Annual Crime In Grand Junction

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrand Junction/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,374n/a (estimate)5,5653,0832,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrand Junction/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a6.63.75.3
Rape63n/a103.964.240.4
Robbery35n/a57.763.7102.8
Assault212n/a349.7211.1248.5
Violent crime314n/a (estimate)518343386
Burglary362n/a597.1431.4468.9
Theft2,537n/a4,184.51,955.31,745.0
Vehicle theft161n/a265.6354.0236.9
Property crime3,060n/a (estimate)5,0472,7412,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Grand Junction, CO. The total number of reported crimes in Grand Junction, CO is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Grand Junction, CO crime rate is 80% higher than the Colorado average and is 96% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Grand Junction, CO has a violent crime rate that is 51% higher than the Colorado average and 34% higher than the national average. For property crime, Grand Junction, CO is 84% higher than the Colorado average and 106% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Loma, CO1,38949388437
Fruita, CO12,7901251,4351,559
Palisade, CO2,6302261,4321,658
Redlands, CO9,1872712,1682,439
Orchard Mesa, CO6,4973292,6262,955
Fruitvale, CO7,8543572,8503,206
Clifton, CO20,0215094,0684,578
Grand Junction, CO60,6305185,0475,565

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Grand Junction is 96% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.25 daily crimes that occur in Grand Junction.
  • Grand Junction is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Grand Junction you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Grand Junction has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Grand Junction (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Grand Junction, 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 Grand Junction, CO total amount of daily offenses is 1.80 times more than the Colorado average and 1.96 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Grand Junction, CO is 1.51 times more than the Colorado average, and it is 1.34 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Grand Junction, CO has a daily crime figure that is 1.84 times more than the Colorado average and 2.06 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Grand Junction (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Colorado and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Grand Junction, CO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Grand Junction, CO has been ranked safer than 12% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Grand Junction, CO is safer than 13% 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 Grand Junction, CO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Grand Junction, CO is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grand Junction

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grand Junction is 1 in 194
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grand Junction is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Grand Junction is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Grand Junction, CO? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Grand Junction, CO, you have a 1 in 194 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Grand Junction, CO is 1 in 18.

Year Over Year Crime In Grand Junction (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Grand Junction, 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 Grand Junction, CO has increased by 22%, the amount of property crime in Grand Junction, CO has increased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Grand Junction, CO has increased by 15% year to year.

Grand Junction police department

ItemGrand JunctionColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1999,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.39.63.3
There are a total of 199 Grand Junction police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65% less than the Colorado average and 2.8% 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.

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Springfield, OR60,6112994,8365,135
Jupiter, FL60,5972291,9622,191
West Allis, WI60,5433303,7354,066
Malden, MA60,7322771,1731,450
Rocklin, CA60,5091051,9392,043
Grand Junction, CO60,6305185,0475,565
Source: The Grand Junction, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.