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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 47%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarbondale/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime86n/a (estimate)1,2392,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape2n/a28.867.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.063.681.6
Assault7n/a100.8246.3250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)130381379
Burglary4n/a57.6348.4340.5
Theft69n/a994.11,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a57.6384.0219.9
Property crime77n/a (estimate)1,1092,5912,110

Key findings

  • Carbondale crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carbondale are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Carbondale you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carbondale is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carbondale has increased by 33%

Carbondale crime map

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The Carbondale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Carbondale 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 Carbondale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Carbondale (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Carbondale, Colorado is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Carbondale are 2.40 times less than the Colorado average and 2.01 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Carbondale are 2.94 times less than than Colorado and 2.93 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Carbondale are 2.34 times less than than Colorado and 1.90 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Carbondale (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Carbondale, Colorado compared to other areas of Colorado, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Carbondale safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Carbondale is safer than 67% of Colorado cities, and 67% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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 Carbondale. At this time, Carbondale sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carbondale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carbondale is 1 in 772
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carbondale is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carbondale is 1 in 81
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Carbondale? In Carbondale, you have a 1 in 772 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 91. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Carbondale, CO is 1 in 81.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Carbondale, Colorado (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Carbondale has increased by 27%, the amount of property crime in Carbondale has increased by 34%, and the total amount of crime in Carbondale has increased by 33% year over year.

      Carbondale police department

      ItemCarbondaleColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)179,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.69.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Carbondale police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 72.6% less than the Colorado average and 19.6% less than the National average.

      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
      Basalt, CO3,78324238261
      Snowmass Village, CO2,8830506506
      El Jebel, CO3,908118799917
      Mulford, CO3741621,1051,267
      Chacra, CO5453522,3952,747
      Glenwood Springs, CO9,8062694,6774,947
      Carbondale, CO6,5711301,1091,239

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hillsboro, OH6,5721691,7341,902
      Palmer, AK6,5722802,7243,004
      Union, OH6,5692731,9122,185
      Ben Lomond, CA6,5732681,4151,682
      Meridianville, AL6,5682671,3971,664
      Carbondale, CO6,5711301,1091,239
      Source: The Carbondale, 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.