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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 79%
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 peopleDelta/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime347n/a (estimate)3,8862,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape0n/a0.067.242.6
Robbery2n/a22.463.681.6
Assault8n/a89.6246.3250.2
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)112381379
Burglary69n/a772.8348.4340.5
Theft244n/a2,732.71,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft24n/a268.8384.0219.9
Property crime337n/a (estimate)3,7742,5912,110

Key findings

  • Delta crime rates are 56% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Delta are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Delta you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Delta is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Delta has decreased by 21%

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

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      Daily Crime In Delta (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Delta for every 100,000 residents. The Delta total amount of daily crime is 1.31 times more than the Colorado average and 1.56 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Delta, is 3.40 times less than the Colorado average, and it is 3.39 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Delta has a daily crime average that is 1.46 times more than the Colorado average and 1.79 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Delta (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Delta to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Delta safe? The gauges above illustrate that Delta is safer than 34% of every city located within Colorado along with 30% 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, Delta, CO is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Delta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Delta is 1 in 893
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delta is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Delta is 1 in 26
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Delta? If you reside in Delta, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 893. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 27 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Delta, is 1 in 26.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Delta, 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 Delta has decreased by 48%, the amount of property crime in Delta has decreased by 20%, and the total amount of crime in Delta has decreased by 21% year over year.

      Delta police department

      ItemDeltaColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)209,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.29.63.3
      There are a total of 20 Delta police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 76.5% less than the Colorado average and 30.8% 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
      Olathe, CO1,8780329329
      Cedaredge, CO2,2662041,3841,588
      Orchard City, CO3,0432351,5971,832
      Delta, CO8,8131123,7743,886

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      University of Virginia, VA8,8202341,8472,081
      Graham, TX8,826115796911
      Clinton, NC8,7994042,5572,960
      Lapeer, MI8,7954073,2453,652
      Barre, VT8,8317482,3743,122
      Delta, CO8,8131123,7743,886
      Source: The Delta, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.