Reported Annual Crime In Fort Collins

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Collins/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,619n/a (estimate)2,7553,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Collins/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a3.63.95.3
Rape45n/a26.868.841.7
Robbery42n/a25.168.498.0
Assault276n/a164.6226.9248.9
Violent crime369n/a (estimate)220368383
Burglary457n/a272.6406.9430.4
Theft3,586n/a2,139.21,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft207n/a123.5389.9237.4
Property crime4,250n/a (estimate)2,5352,7022,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Fort Collins, CO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 10% lower than the average of crimes committed in Colorado. It is also equal to the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Fort Collins, CO shows a crime rate that is 40% lower than the Colorado average. The crime rate is also 43% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Fort Collins, CO is shown to be 6% lower than the Colorado average and 7% higher than the national average.

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The Fort Collins crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fort Collins as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Fort Collins crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Collins is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.55 daily crimes that occur in Fort Collins.
  • Fort Collins is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Collins you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Collins has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Fort Collins (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Fort Collins, CO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Colorado and on a national scale. In Fort Collins, CO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.11 times less than the Colorado average and 1.00 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Fort Collins, CO is 1.67 times less than the Colorado average and 1.74 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Fort Collins, CO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.07 times less than the Colorado average and 1.07 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Fort Collins (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fort Collins, CO in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Colorado as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Fort Collins, CO to other cities in the state and across the country, Fort Collins, CO is 46% safer than other cities of Colorado and 46% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Colorado cities and all around the United States, Fort Collins, CO has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fort Collins, CO crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Collins

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Collins is 1 in 455
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Collins is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Collins is 1 in 37
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Fort Collins, CO? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Fort Collins, CO, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 455. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 40 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Fort Collins, CO is 1 in 37.

Year Over Year Crime In Fort Collins (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Fort Collins, 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 Fort Collins, CO has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Fort Collins, CO has increased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fort Collins, CO has increased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Fort Collins police department

ItemFort CollinsColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2749,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.89.63.3
There are a total of 274 Fort Collins police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 80.7% less than the Colorado average and 43.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Colorado

StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
Colorado11,041247222
There are a total of 11,041 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 247 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 11% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Severance, CO3,60396599694
Windsor, CO21,154211,1441,165
Laporte, CO2,3521641,2051,369
Loveland, CO73,3603172,4002,716
Wellington, CO7,4093332,4452,778
Timnath, CO2,02303,9413,941
Fort Collins, CO157,2512202,5352,755

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Palmdale, CA156,8234311,6822,113
McKinney, TX156,8211481,3431,492
Salinas, CA155,8896453,0293,674
Peoria, AZ158,6772502,0412,290
Cary, NC155,822641,0751,139
Fort Collins, CO157,2512202,5352,755
Source: The Fort Collins, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.