Reported Annual Crime In La Junta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Junta/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,884 (estimate)3,0832,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Junta/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a64.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a63.7102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a211.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)432 (estimate)343386
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,955.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a354.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,452 (estimate)2,7412,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Junta is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.64 daily crimes that occur in La Junta.
  • La Junta is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Junta you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Junta has decreased by 34%.

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Daily Crime In La Junta (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Junta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Junta is 1 in 232
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Junta is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Junta is 1 in 26

Year Over Year Crime In La Junta (per 100,000 people)

La Junta police department

ItemLa JuntaColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)209,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.89.63.3
There are a total of 20 La Junta police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70.9% less than the Colorado average and 14.4% 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
Rocky Ford, CO3,8582612,0882,350
Swink, CO7555264,2034,729
North La Junta, CO4195544,4294,984
Cheraw, CO1945544,4294,984
La Junta, CO6,9784323,4523,884

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Castroville, CA6,9785323,0513,583
Norwich, NY6,9793463,6223,969
Litchfield, IL6,976732,6272,700
Strathmore, NJ6,9751711,0811,252
Cortland, OH6,974151,1171,131
La Junta, CO6,9784323,4523,884
Source: The La Junta, 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.