Reported Annual Crime In Alamosa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlamosa/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime767n/a (estimate)7,6513,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlamosa/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.3
Rape8n/a79.868.841.7
Robbery6n/a59.968.498.0
Assault32n/a319.2226.9248.9
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)459368383
Burglary125n/a1,246.9406.9430.4
Theft582n/a5,805.51,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a139.7389.9237.4
Property crime721n/a (estimate)7,1922,7022,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Alamosa, CO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Alamosa, CO, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Alamosa, CO is 149% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Colorado, and when compared with the national average, is 179% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Alamosa, CO has 25% higher than violent crime rate than Colorado average, while remaining 20% higher than the national average. In property crime, Alamosa, CO is 166% higher than the average of Colorado and is 204% higher than the national average.
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The Alamosa crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alamosa as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Alamosa crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alamosa is 179% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.96 daily crimes that occur in Alamosa.
  • Alamosa is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alamosa you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alamosa has increased by 107%.

Compare Alamosa, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Alamosa (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Alamosa, CO per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Colorado as well as national figures. In Alamosa, CO the total number of daily crimes is 2.49 times more than the Colorado average and 2.79 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Alamosa, CO are 1.25 times more than the Colorado average and 1.20 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Alamosa, CO has a daily crime rate that is 2.66 times more than the Colorado average and 3.04 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Alamosa (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Alamosa, CO area in comparison to other Colorado communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Alamosa, CO being safer than 12% of cities in Colorado and 11% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Colorado cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Alamosa, CO. In conclusion, Alamosa, CO now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alamosa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alamosa is 1 in 218
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alamosa is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alamosa is 1 in 14
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Alamosa, CO? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Alamosa, CO your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 218. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 14 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Alamosa, CO is 1 in 14.

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

Determining whether Alamosa, CO is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Alamosa, CO has increased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 118% year over year. Total crimes for Alamosa, CO has increased by 107% in the same time frame.

Alamosa police department

ItemAlamosaColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)289,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.19.63.3
There are a total of 28 Alamosa police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.7% less than the Colorado average and 5% 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
Alamosa East, CO1,6901921,4091,601
La Jara, CO6665784,2464,824
Alamosa, CO9,6714597,1927,651

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cheat Lake, WV9,671123650773
Waggaman, LA9,6736163,7234,339
Brandon, SD9,6740258258
Forestdale, AL9,6794792,7063,185
Brandywine, MD9,6813921,7432,135
Alamosa, CO9,6714597,1927,651
Source: The Alamosa, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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