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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 78%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlende/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,488 (estimate)3,0692,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)581 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,907 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Blende crime rates are 74% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blende are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Blende you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blende is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blende has not changed

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The Blende crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Blende as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Blende crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Blende (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blende

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blende is 1 in 173
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blende is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blende is 1 in 23

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

      Blende police department

      ItemBlendeColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pueblo West, CO30,4955373,6164,153
      Salt Creek, CO6186314,2504,881
      Avondale, CO8666364,2774,913
      Pueblo, CO108,3859935,5766,569
      Blende, CO7645813,9074,488

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wallace, ID7642821,8152,097
      West Alto Bonito, TX7646643,8254,489
      Wrightstown, NJ7642871,9402,227
      Central, UT7642682,7403,008
      West Park, CA7647053,7534,458
      Blende, CO7645813,9074,488
      Source: The Blende, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.