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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 5%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFountain/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime752n/a (estimate)2,4763,0692,580
Murder1n/a3.33.75.0
Rape30n/a98.871.542.6
Robbery12n/a39.566.786.2
Assault77n/a253.6255.4246.8
Violent crime120n/a (estimate)395397381
Burglary83n/a273.3375.2376.0
Theft443n/a1,458.81,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft106n/a349.1380.5228.9
Property crime632n/a (estimate)2,0812,6722,200

Key findings

  • Fountain crime rates are 4% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fountain are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Fountain you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fountain is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fountain has decreased by 22%

Fountain crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fountain (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Fountain for every 100,000 residents. The Fountain total amount of daily crime is 1.24 times less than the Colorado average and 1.04 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fountain, is 1.01 times less than the Colorado average, and it is 1.04 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Fountain has a daily crime average that is 1.28 times less than the Colorado average and 1.06 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Fountain (higher is better)

      How safe is Fountain, Colorado compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Fountain is safer than 37% of the cities in Colorado and 29% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Colorado and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Fountain. Overall, Fountain 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 254
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fountain is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fountain is 1 in 41
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fountain? In Fountain, CO you have a 1 in 254 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 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fountain.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Fountain is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Fountain has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 23% in Fountain, while property crimes in Fountain have decreased by 22%. Total crime has decreased by 22% 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
      Colorado11,204251266
      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
      Manitou Springs, CO5,2171861,0621,249
      Stratmoor, CO5,8214603,0973,557
      Colorado Springs, CO448,7595553,3433,899
      Cimarron Hills, CO17,2405403,6374,177
      Security-Widefield, CO34,9565633,7874,349
      Fountain, CO27,8173952,0812,476

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fortuna Foothills, AZ27,8265903,3273,917
      Princeton, FL27,7995002,9623,462
      Melrose, MA27,78753511564
      Aberdeen, SD27,7834322,0972,528
      Fredericksburg, VA27,8533733,4543,828
      Fountain, CO27,8173952,0812,476
      Source: The Fountain, 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.