Reported Annual Crime In Durango

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 peopleDurango/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime742n/a (estimate)3,9643,0692,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDurango/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.33.75.0
Rape10n/a53.471.542.6
Robbery2n/a10.766.786.2
Assault68n/a363.3255.4246.8
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)433397381
Burglary55n/a293.9375.2376.0
Theft568n/a3,034.71,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft38n/a203.0380.5228.9
Property crime661n/a (estimate)3,5322,6722,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Durango, CO for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Durango, CO is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Durango, CO crime rates are 29% higher than in comparison to the Colorado mean and are 54% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Durango, CO has a rate that is 9% higher than the Colorado average; compared to the United States, it is 14% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Durango, CO is 32% higher than its state's mean, and 61% higher than the country's average.

Durango crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Durango is 54% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.86 daily crimes that occur in Durango.
  • Durango is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Durango you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Durango has decreased by 5%.

Compare Durango, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Durango (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Durango, CO per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Colorado as well as national figures. In Durango, CO the total number of daily crimes is 1.29 times more than the Colorado average and 1.54 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Durango, CO are 1.09 times more than the Colorado average and 1.14 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Durango, CO has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Colorado average and 1.61 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Durango (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Durango, CO compared to other areas of Colorado, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Durango, CO safer than 28% when compared to other Colorado cities, and 29% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Durango, CO. At this time, Durango, CO sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Durango

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Durango is 1 in 232
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Durango is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Durango is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Durango, CO? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Durango, CO, then there is a 1 in 232 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 29. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Durango, CO.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Durango, CO is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Durango, CO has increased by 83%, while the property crime rate in Durango, CO has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Durango, CO has decreased by 5% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Durango police department

ItemDurangoColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)619,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.59.63.3
There are a total of 61 Durango police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.1% less than the Colorado average and 8.4% 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
Ignacio, CO8674091,9102,319
Southern Ute, CO1714763,2013,677
Durango, CO17,8174333,5323,964

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cherry Hill, VA17,8221891,5751,765
Godfrey, IL17,8094402,1062,546
Gretna, LA17,8324793,0893,568
Shafter, CA17,8012202,7222,942
Newburyport, MA17,83799667766
Durango, CO17,8174333,5323,964
Source: The Durango, 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.
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