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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEagle/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime71n/a (estimate)9323,6402,324
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)144493370
Vehicle theft4n/a52.5785.7282.7
Property crime60n/a (estimate)7883,1481,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Eagle, CO

Looking at the most recent crime report, the crime rate in Eagle is 59.9% lower than the national average. These crimes fall into two primary categories: violent and property. Violent crimes encompass murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes involve theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In Eagle, there were 11 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 144 per 100,000 individuals, 60.9% lower than the national average. Additionally, there were 60 property crimes, amounting to 788 per 100,000 residents, 59.7% lower than the U.S. average.

In the latest reported crime year, Eagle recorded zero homicides. This statistic potentially positions the city as a paragon of security, radiating a profound sense of safety for its residents. A low number of severe violent crimes instills a deep feeling of well-being among its community but also establishes a lofty benchmark for other locales aspiring to foster equally secure environments.

Is Eagle a Safe Place to Live?

Before you decide to relocate, it’s always good to ask yourself “Is Eagle a safe place to live?” Although the answer might not be that simple, as some areas are safer than others, getting a good feel for the overall rate of crime can definitely be helpful. Overall, the Eagle crime rate is 60% lower than the national average. If we break that down daily, that translates into 0.19 crimes per day - 0.03 violent crimes and 0.16 property crimes.

Has Crime in Eagle Increased Since Last Year?

In the most recent crime report, year-over-year crime rates in Eagle has decreased by 17.4%. Examining the change in crime rates from one year to the next provides valuable insights into the evolving safety landscape of Eagle, aiding residents in assessing whether it is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. These crime rates are categorized into two primary groups: violent and property crimes. Year-over-year, violent crime has decreased by 8.3%, while property crime has decreased by 18.9%. This comprehensive analysis offers potential residents essential information for making informed decisions about whether or not Eagle is a safe place to live.

Potential Causes for Crime in Eagle

The economic well-being of a city's residents plays a significant role in crime rates. High poverty rates and income inequality can lead to increased crime stats as individuals may resort to illegal activities to meet their basic needs. While lower rates could lead to a lower Eagle crime rate. The poverty level in Eagle is 7.9%, while the national average is 15.1%.

In areas where employment options are limited or where a significant proportion of jobs offer meager wages, the likelihood of heightened unemployment and homelessness increases. Regions facing challenges related to unemployment or inadequate income may become more vulnerable to a surge in crime stemming from economic instability. While low unemployment rates tend to lead to reduced crime in most areas. Eagle currently has an unemployment rate of 0%, contrasting with the national average of 4.7%. This could be one of many factors that could contribute to a higher or lower crime rate.

The educational level achieved in any given city can influence crime rates significantly. Greater educational achievement is frequently associated with decreased crime rates, as it offers individuals improved job prospects and alternatives to engaging in crime related activities. Conversely, lower educational attainment rates tend to coincide with elevated crime rates. In Eagle, 89.6% of residents have successfully graduated from high school, in contrast to the national average where 83% have achieved high school graduation.

Eagle crime map

The Eagle crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Eagle as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Eagle crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Eagle crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Eagle crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Eagle are 61% lower than the national average
      • In Eagle you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Eagle is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Eagle has decreased by 25%

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        Daily Crime In Eagle (per 100,000 people)

        The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Eagle on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Eagle (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado, are 3.90 times less than the state average and 2.49 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Eagle on a daily basis are 3.41 times less than than Colorado average and 2.56 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Eagle are 3.99 times less than the daily state average and 2.48 times less than the daily national numbers.

        How Safe is Eagle (higher is better)

        When comparing the safety of Eagle to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Eagle safe? The gauges above illustrate that Eagle is safer than 76% of every city located within Colorado along with 68% 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, Eagle, CO is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Eagle

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Eagle is 1 in 693
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eagle is 1 in 127
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Eagle is 1 in 108
        Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Eagle? In Eagle, you have a 1 in 693 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 127. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Eagle, CO is 1 in 108.

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

        Determining whether Eagle is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Eagle violent crime rates have decreased by 17%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 26% year over year. Total crimes for Eagle has decreased by 25% in the same time frame.

        Eagle police department

        Item Eagle Colorado National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)129,049558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.89.63.3
        There are a total of 12 Eagle police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 80.8% less than the Colorado average and 43.7% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Colorado

        State Total offenders Colorado /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Gypsum, CO7,049100612712
        Edwards, CO9,3471731,1051,277
        Eagle, CO6,896144788932

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Heathrow, FL6,89884509593
        Clover Creek, WA6,8933262,9083,233
        Brier, WA6,8991559771,132
        Mila Doce, TX6,9015622,9923,554
        La Junta, CO6,9073855,0255,410
        Eagle, CO6,896144788932
        Source: The Eagle, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.