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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 10%
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 peopleGunnison/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime152n/a (estimate)2,2943,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape7n/a105.671.542.6
Robbery1n/a15.166.786.2
Assault13n/a196.2255.4246.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)317397381
Burglary14n/a211.3375.2376.0
Theft108n/a1,629.71,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a135.8380.5228.9
Property crime131n/a (estimate)1,9772,6722,200

Key findings

  • Gunnison crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gunnison are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Gunnison you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gunnison is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gunnison has decreased by 1%

Gunnison crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Gunnison (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Gunnison, CO per 100,000 people. In Gunnison, the total number of daily crimes is 1.34 times less than the Colorado average and 1.12 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Gunnison is 1.25 times less than the Colorado average and 1.20 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Gunnison has a daily crime rate that is 1.35 times less than the Colorado average and 1.11 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Gunnison (higher is better)

      How safe is Gunnison, Colorado compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Gunnison is safer than 44% of the cities in Colorado and 37% 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 Gunnison. Overall, Gunnison is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gunnison

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gunnison is 1 in 316
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gunnison is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gunnison is 1 in 44
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Gunnison, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 316. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 51 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Gunnison is 1 in 44.

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

      A good indicator of whether Gunnison is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Gunnison has increased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Gunnison has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Gunnison has decreased by 1% year over year.

      Gunnison police department

      ItemGunnisonColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)269,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.49.63.3
      There are a total of 26 Gunnison police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.4% less than the Colorado average and 34% 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
      Gunnison, CO6,0863171,9772,294

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chamberlayne, VA6,0861731,4391,611
      Elm Grove, WI6,08548935983
      Patterson, LA6,0854362,6323,068
      Shields, MI6,0883811,4031,784
      White Rock, NM6,0832791,1121,391
      Gunnison, CO6,0863171,9772,294
      Source: The Gunnison, 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.