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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 13%
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.
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 peopleCrestone/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,723 (estimate)2,9722,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a67.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a63.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a246.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)349 (estimate)381379
Burglaryn/an/an/a348.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a384.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,374 (estimate)2,5912,110

Key findings

  • Crestone crime rates are 9% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Crestone are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Crestone you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Crestone is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Crestone has decreased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Crestone (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Crestone

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Crestone is 1 in 287
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crestone is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Crestone is 1 in 37

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

      Crestone police department

      ItemCrestoneColoradoNational
      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
      Westcliffe, CO3995463,7114,257
      Silver Cliff, CO8275713,8864,457
      Moffat, CO1436144,1764,790
      Crestone, CO703492,3742,723

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ridgely, MO705502,9343,484
      Albion, OK706874,5265,213
      Beason, IL706432,9183,561
      Jud, ND704563,1613,616
      Haysville, PA703861,7692,155
      Crestone, CO703492,3742,723
      Source: The Crestone, 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.