Reported Annual Crime In Basalt

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBasalt/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime23n/a (estimate)5853,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBasalt/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.3
Rape0n/a0.068.841.7
Robbery0n/a0.068.498.0
Assault0n/a0.0226.9248.9
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0368383
Burglary2n/a50.9406.9430.4
Theft19n/a483.11,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a50.9389.9237.4
Property crime23n/a (estimate)5852,7022,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Basalt, 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 81% lower than the average of crimes committed in Colorado. It is also 79% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Basalt, CO shows a crime rate that is 100% lower than the Colorado average. The crime rate is also 100% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Basalt, CO is shown to be 78% lower than the Colorado average and 75% lower than the national average.
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The Basalt crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Basalt 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 Basalt crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Basalt is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.6 daily crimes that occur in Basalt.
  • Basalt is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Basalt you have a 1 in 172 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Basalt has increased by 4%.

Compare Basalt, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Basalt (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Basalt, CO is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Colorado and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Basalt, CO are 5.25 times less than the Colorado average and 4.69 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Basalt, CO are equal to than Colorado and equal to the national mean. While daily property crimes in Basalt, CO are 4.62 times less than than Colorado and 4.04 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Basalt (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Colorado and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Basalt, CO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Basalt, CO has been ranked safer than 94% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Basalt, CO is safer than 93% 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 Basalt, CO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Basalt, CO is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Basalt

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Basalt is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Basalt is 1 in 172
The chance of being a victim of crime in Basalt is 1 in 172
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Basalt, CO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Basalt, CO you have a 0 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 172 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 172 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Basalt, CO.

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

The year over year crime rate for Basalt, CO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Basalt, 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 100% in Basalt, CO, while property crimes in Basalt, CO have increased by 16%. Crimes in total for Basalt, CO have increased by 4% year over year.

Basalt police department

ItemBasaltColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)99,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.39.63.3
There are a total of 9 Basalt police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 75.8% less than the Colorado average and 28.8% 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
Snowmass Village, CO2,88369481549
El Jebel, CO3,908114833947
Woody Creek, CO2721491,0921,240
Mulford, CO3741571,1521,309
Carbondale, CO6,5712481,5781,826
Aspen, CO6,788294,2284,257
Basalt, CO3,7830585585

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hansville, WA3,7831351,4111,547
Evergreen, AL3,7831,4515,1746,625
Shallotte, NC3,7841234,2224,346
Yellow Springs, OH3,7842961,9392,235
Pelham, GA3,7822501,8022,052
Basalt, CO3,7830585585
Source: The Basalt, 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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