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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 70%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCrested Butte/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13n/a (estimate)7793,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape0n/a0.071.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.066.786.2
Assault2n/a119.9255.4246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)120397381
Burglary1n/a60.0375.2376.0
Theft9n/a539.61,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a60.0380.5228.9
Property crime11n/a (estimate)6592,6722,200

Key findings

  • Crested Butte crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Crested Butte are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Crested Butte you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Crested Butte is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Crested Butte has decreased by 56%

Crested Butte crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Crested Butte (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Crested Butte

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Crested Butte is 1 in 835
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crested Butte is 1 in 152
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Crested Butte is 1 in 129

      Year Over Year Crime In Crested Butte (per 100,000 people)

      Crested Butte police department

      ItemCrested ButteColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)89,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.39.63.3
      There are a total of 8 Crested Butte police officers. This results in 5.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.8% less than the Colorado average and 62.2% 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
      Mount Crested Butte, CO88701,4131,413
      Marble, CO1252091,4071,616
      Crested Butte, CO1,282120659779

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shelburn, IN1,2822061,1721,378
      Clarkton, MO1,28384421505
      Dalton, PA1,2811681,0921,261
      Union Hall, VA1,28143360403
      Gillett, WI1,2833051,6761,980
      Crested Butte, CO1,282120659779
      Source: The Crested Butte, 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.