Annual Crime In Craig (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCraig/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime339n/a (estimate)3,8313,0692,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCraig/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape5n/a56.571.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.066.786.2
Assault18n/a203.4255.4246.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)260397381
Burglary43n/a486.0375.2376.0
Theft259n/a2,927.21,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft14n/a158.2380.5228.9
Property crime316n/a (estimate)3,5712,6722,200

Key findings

  • Craig crime rates are 48% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Craig are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Craig you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Craig is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Craig has increased by 30%

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Compare Craig, CO Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Craig (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Craig, CO is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Craig are 1.25 times more than the Colorado average and 1.48 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Craig are 1.53 times less than than Colorado and 1.46 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Craig are 1.34 times more than than Colorado and 1.62 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Craig (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Craig compared to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Craig ranks safer than 32% of every city located within Colorado along with 27% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Colorado and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Craig, CO is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Craig

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Craig is 1 in 385
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Craig is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Craig is 1 in 27
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Craig, CO you have a 1 in 385 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Craig.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Craig is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Craig has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 19% in Craig, while property crimes in Craig have increased by 31%. Total crime has increased by 30% year over year.

      Craig police department

      ItemCraigColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)319,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.39.63.3
      There are a total of 31 Craig police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.3% less than the Colorado average and 1.9% greater 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
      Craig, CO8,9132603,5713,831

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Citrus Springs, FL8,9124202,4892,909
      Purcellville, VA8,914129456585
      Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481
      Pitman, NJ8,91646552598
      Atoka, TN8,91797871967
      Craig, CO8,9132603,5713,831
      Source: The Craig, 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.