B+
Total crime 29%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 26%
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 peopleFruita/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime247n/a (estimate)1,8453,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape5n/a37.371.542.6
Robbery2n/a14.966.786.2
Assault23n/a171.8255.4246.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)224397381
Burglary51n/a380.9375.2376.0
Theft159n/a1,187.41,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a52.3380.5228.9
Property crime217n/a (estimate)1,6212,6722,200

Key findings

  • Fruita crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fruita are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Fruita you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fruita is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fruita has increased by 21%

Fruita crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fruita (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Fruita 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 Fruita (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado, are 1.66 times less than the state average and 1.40 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Fruita on a daily basis are 1.77 times less than than Colorado average and 1.70 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Fruita are 1.65 times less than the daily state average and 1.36 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Fruita (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Fruita, Colorado compared to other areas of Colorado, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Fruita safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Fruita is safer than 57% of Colorado cities, and 50% 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 Fruita. At this time, Fruita sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fruita

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fruita is 1 in 447
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fruita is 1 in 62
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fruita is 1 in 55
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fruita? In Fruita, CO you have a 1 in 447 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 62 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fruita.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Fruita is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Fruita has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 16% in Fruita, while property crimes in Fruita have increased by 22%. Total crime has increased by 21% year over year.

      Fruita police department

      ItemFruitaColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)189,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.49.63.3
      There are a total of 18 Fruita police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 85.3% less than the Colorado average and 56.9% 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
      Loma, CO1,38956375431
      Redlands, CO9,1873372,2712,609
      Orchard Mesa, CO6,4974162,8033,219
      Fruitvale, CO7,8544222,8383,260
      Clifton, CO20,0216164,1444,759
      Grand Junction, CO60,6304374,3404,777
      Fruita, CO12,7902241,6211,845

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Minden, LA12,7901472,0552,202
      New Kensington, PA12,7935663,0863,652
      Port Neches, TX12,7944351,3821,817
      Athens, TX12,7964332,2512,684
      Glen Carbon, IL12,782699931,062
      Fruita, CO12,7902241,6211,845
      Source: The Fruita, 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.