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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 50%
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 peopleDurango/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime686n/a (estimate)3,5602,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape13n/a67.567.242.6
Robbery7n/a36.363.681.6
Assault55n/a285.4246.3250.2
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)389381379
Burglary73n/a378.8348.4340.5
Theft508n/a2,636.11,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft30n/a155.7384.0219.9
Property crime611n/a (estimate)3,1712,5912,110

Key findings

  • Durango crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Durango are 3% higher than the national average
  • In Durango you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Durango is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Durango has decreased by 10%

Durango crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Durango (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Durango, per 100,000 residents. In Durango, the total number of daily crimes is 1.20 times more than the Colorado average and 1.43 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Durango are 1.02 times more than the Colorado average and 1.03 times more than the national average. For property crime, Durango has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Colorado average and 1.50 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, Colorado compared to other areas of Colorado, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Durango safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Durango is safer than 21% of Colorado cities, and 21% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Durango 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 257
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Durango is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Durango is 1 in 29
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Durango, Colorado? If you reside in Durango, then there is a 1 in 257 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 32. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 29 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Durango.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Durango, CO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Durango has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Durango has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Durango has decreased by 10% 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, CO8674481,5702,018
      Southern Ute, CO1714563,1043,561
      Durango, CO17,8173893,1713,560

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cherry Hill, VA17,8221971,5541,750
      Godfrey, IL17,8094432,0112,454
      Gretna, LA17,8326714,0444,715
      Shafter, CA17,8012592,5082,767
      Newburyport, MA17,837127694821
      Durango, CO17,8173893,1713,560
      Source: The Durango, 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.