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Total crime 85%
Violent crime 15%
Property crime 97%
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 peopleGrand Junction/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,008n/a (estimate)4,7773,0692,580
Murder3n/a4.83.75.0
Rape57n/a90.571.542.6
Robbery17n/a27.066.786.2
Assault198n/a314.4255.4246.8
Violent crime275n/a (estimate)437397381
Burglary291n/a462.1375.2376.0
Theft2,282n/a3,623.71,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft160n/a254.1380.5228.9
Property crime2,733n/a (estimate)4,3402,6722,200

Key findings

  • Grand Junction crime rates are 85% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Grand Junction are 15% higher than the national average
  • In Grand Junction you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Grand Junction is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Grand Junction has decreased by 14%

Grand Junction crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Grand Junction (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Grand Junction for every 100,000 residents. The Grand Junction total amount of daily crime is 1.56 times more than the Colorado average and 1.85 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Grand Junction, is 1.10 times more than the Colorado average, and it is 1.15 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Grand Junction has a daily crime average that is 1.62 times more than the Colorado average and 1.97 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Grand Junction (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Colorado and all other cities across the US, is Grand Junction safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Grand Junction is safer than 14% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Grand Junction is safer than 14% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Colorado and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Grand Junction. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Grand Junction is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grand Junction

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grand Junction is 1 in 229
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grand Junction is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Grand Junction is 1 in 21
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Grand Junction? In Grand Junction, you have a 1 in 229 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 24. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Grand Junction, CO is 1 in 21.

      Year Over Year Crime In Grand Junction (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Grand Junction, Colorado (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Grand Junction has decreased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Grand Junction has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Grand Junction has decreased by 14% year over year.

      Grand Junction police department

      ItemGrand JunctionColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1999,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.39.63.3
      There are a total of 199 Grand Junction police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65% less than the Colorado average and 2.8% greater 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
      Palisade, CO2,6302971,1881,485
      Fruita, CO12,7902241,6211,845
      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

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Springfield, OR60,6112903,3773,666
      Jupiter, FL60,5971991,4431,642
      West Allis, WI60,5433262,7943,119
      Malden, MA60,7322939571,249
      Rocklin, CA60,509791,4431,522
      Grand Junction, CO60,6304374,3404,777
      Source: The Grand Junction, 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.