Reported Annual Crime In La Veta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Veta/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,783 (estimate)3,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Veta/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.95.3
Rapen/an/an/a68.841.7
Robberyn/an/an/a68.498.0
Assaultn/an/an/a226.9248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)453 (estimate)368383
Burglaryn/an/an/a406.9430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a389.9237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,329 (estimate)2,7022,362

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The La Veta crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in La Veta as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The La Veta crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Veta is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.36 daily crimes that occur in La Veta.
  • La Veta is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Veta you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Veta has increased by 1%.

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

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Veta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Veta is 1 in 221
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Veta is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Veta is 1 in 27

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

La Veta police department

ItemLa VetaColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.59.63.3
There are a total of 2 La Veta police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 73.4% less than the Colorado average and 21.9% 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
Walsenburg, CO2,9172261,6591,885
La Veta, CO7034533,3293,783

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairfax, VT7031251,0811,205
Fairfax, MO7037253,8754,600
Racine, OH7033853,1283,513
Gary, WV7035252,7683,293
High Shoals, NC7035083,5524,060
La Veta, CO7034533,3293,783
Source: The La Veta, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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