Reported Annual Crime In Basalt

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBasalt/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime36n/a (estimate)9233,0832,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBasalt/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.75.3
Rape2n/a51.364.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.063.7102.8
Assault0n/a0.0211.1248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)51343386
Burglary2n/a51.3431.4468.9
Theft30n/a769.21,955.31,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a51.3354.0236.9
Property crime34n/a (estimate)8722,7412,451
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 70% lower than the average of crimes committed in Colorado. It is also 67% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Basalt, CO shows a crime rate that is 85% lower than the Colorado average. The crime rate is also 87% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Basalt, CO is shown to be 68% lower than the Colorado average and 64% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Basalt is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.53 daily crimes that occur in Basalt.
  • Basalt is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Basalt you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Basalt has increased by 64%.

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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 3.34 times less than the Colorado average and 3.07 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Basalt, CO are 6.68 times less than than Colorado and 7.53 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Basalt, CO are 3.14 times less than than Colorado and 2.81 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 84% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Basalt, CO is safer than 85% 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 1 in 1950
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Basalt is 1 in 115
The chance of being a victim of crime in Basalt is 1 in 109
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 1 in 1950 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 115 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 109 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 16% in Basalt, CO, while property crimes in Basalt, CO have increased by 73%. Crimes in total for Basalt, CO have increased by 64% 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
El Jebel, CO3,908106845951
Woody Creek, CO2721391,1071,246
Carbondale, CO6,5712081,1001,308
Mulford, CO3741461,1691,315
Snowmass Village, CO2,883341,6701,704
Aspen, CO6,788724,6924,765
Basalt, CO3,78351872923

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Hansville, WA3,7831341,5541,688
Evergreen, AL3,7838284,3565,184
Yellow Springs, OH3,784522,0482,100
Pelham, GA3,7821642,2082,371
Ashburn, GA3,7821,0654,8985,962
Basalt, CO3,78351872923
Source: The Basalt, 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.