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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 50%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Veta/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,781 (estimate)3,0692,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)489 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,292 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • La Veta crime rates are 47% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in La Veta are 29% higher than the national average
  • In La Veta you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • La Veta is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in La Veta has not changed

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The La Veta crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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 205
      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
      Colorado11,204251266
      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
      Walsenburg, CO2,9172441,6401,884
      La Veta, CO7034893,2923,781

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      High Shoals, NC7035283,4814,008
      Fairfax, VT7031299651,094
      Racine, OH7033622,8153,177
      New Alexandria, PA7033461,6842,030
      Gary, WV7034332,2212,655
      La Veta, CO7034893,2923,781
      Source: The La Veta, 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.