Reported Annual Crime In Fountain

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFountain/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime827n/a (estimate)2,9413,0832,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFountain/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.63.75.3
Rape32n/a113.864.240.4
Robbery14n/a49.863.7102.8
Assault51n/a181.4211.1248.5
Violent crime98n/a (estimate)349343386
Burglary69n/a245.4431.4468.9
Theft563n/a2,002.51,955.31,745.0
Vehicle theft97n/a345.0354.0236.9
Property crime729n/a (estimate)2,5932,7412,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Fountain, CO is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Fountain, CO. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Fountain, CO averages 5% lower than the rest of Colorado while the rate of crime on a national scale is 4% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Fountain, CO is 2% higher than the average rate of crime in Colorado and 10% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 5% lower than the remainder of the state of Colorado and 6% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Fountain, CO area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fountain is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.06 daily crimes that occur in Fountain.
  • Fountain is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fountain you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fountain has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Fountain (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Fountain, CO for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Colorado as well as those across America as a whole. The Fountain, CO total amount of daily offenses is 1.05 times less than the Colorado average and 1.04 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fountain, CO is 1.02 times more than the Colorado average, and it is 1.11 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Fountain, CO has a daily crime figure that is 1.06 times less than the Colorado average and 1.06 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Fountain (higher is better)

How safe is Fountain, CO compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Fountain, CO is safer than 29% of the cities in Colorado and 32% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Colorado and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Fountain, CO. Overall, Fountain, CO is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fountain

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fountain is 1 in 287
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fountain is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fountain is 1 in 34
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fountain, CO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fountain, CO you have a 1 in 287 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fountain, CO.

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

The year over year crime rate for Fountain, CO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Fountain, CO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 5% in Fountain, CO, while property crimes in Fountain, CO have decreased by 10%. Crimes in total for Fountain, CO have decreased by 10% year over year.

Fountain police department

ItemFountainColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)629,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.39.63.3
There are a total of 62 Fountain police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 75.8% less than the Colorado average and 29% 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
Manitou Springs, CO5,2173152,2612,576
Stratmoor, CO5,8213983,1773,575
Colorado Springs, CO448,7594963,5614,057
Cimarron Hills, CO17,2404673,7314,198
Security-Widefield, CO34,9564863,8854,371
Fountain, CO27,8173492,5932,941

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fortuna Foothills, AZ27,8265843,7014,285
Princeton, FL27,7995583,4884,046
Melrose, MA27,78768762830
Aberdeen, SD27,7834702,1792,649
Fredericksburg, VA27,8533613,6083,969
Fountain, CO27,8173492,5932,941
Source: The Fountain, 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.