Reported Annual Crime In Montrose

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontrose/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime854n/a (estimate)4,4882,9632,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontrose/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.24.9
Rape2n/a10.559.738.6
Robbery1n/a5.360.9101.9
Assault20n/a105.1197.2237.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)121321373
Burglary89n/a467.7429.8491.4
Theft721n/a3,789.11,918.51,775.4
Vehicle theft21n/a110.4293.2220.2
Property crime831n/a (estimate)4,3672,6422,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Montrose, CO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 51% higher than the average of crimes committed in Colorado. It is also 57% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Montrose, CO shows a crime rate that is 62% lower than the Colorado average. The crime rate is also 68% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Montrose, CO is shown to be 65% higher than the Colorado average and 76% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Montrose is 57% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.3 daily crimes that occur in Montrose.
  • Montrose is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Montrose you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Montrose has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Montrose (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Montrose, CO on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Montrose, CO (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado state wide, are 1.51 times more than the state average and 1.57 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Montrose, CO on a daily bases are 2.66 times less than than Colorado average and 3.08 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Montrose, CO are 1.65 times more than the daily state average and 1.76 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Montrose (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Montrose, CO compared to other areas of Colorado, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Montrose, CO safer than 31% when compared to other Colorado cities, and 32% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Colorado, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Montrose, CO. At this time, Montrose, CO sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Montrose

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Montrose is 1 in 828
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montrose is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Montrose is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Montrose, CO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Montrose, CO you have a 1 in 828 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Montrose, CO.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Montrose, CO is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Montrose, CO has decreased by 30% and the rate of property crime in Montrose, CO has increased by 12%. The total crime rate in Montrose, CO has increased by 10% year to year.

Montrose police department

ItemMontroseColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)539,049556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.79.63.3
There are a total of 53 Montrose police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 71.2% less than the Colorado average and 15.8% 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
Olathe, CO1,5911701,3971,567
Montrose, CO19,0181214,3674,488

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Albany, CA19,0201723,0673,240
Pickerington, OH19,0142081,8472,055
Brookfield, IL19,0222991,5491,848
Brook Park, OH19,0273292,9193,249
Niles, OH19,0283163,9214,237
Montrose, CO19,0181214,3674,488
Source: The Montrose, 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.