Annual Crime In Monte Vista (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonte Vista/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime206n/a (estimate)4,9813,0692,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonte Vista/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape3n/a72.571.542.6
Robbery1n/a24.266.786.2
Assault13n/a314.3255.4246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)411397381
Burglary46n/a1,112.2375.2376.0
Theft137n/a3,312.41,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a145.1380.5228.9
Property crime189n/a (estimate)4,5702,6722,200

Key findings

  • Monte Vista crime rates are 93% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monte Vista are 8% higher than the national average
  • In Monte Vista you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monte Vista is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monte Vista has decreased by 14%

Monte Vista crime map

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Compare Monte Vista, CO Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Monte Vista (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Monte Vista, CO is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Monte Vista are 1.62 times more than the Colorado average and 1.93 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Monte Vista are 1.03 times more than than Colorado and 1.08 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Monte Vista are 1.71 times more than than Colorado and 2.08 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Monte Vista (higher is better)

      How safe is Monte Vista, CO when compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Monte Vista is safer than 15% of the cities in Colorado and 15% 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 Monte Vista. Overall, Monte Vista is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monte Vista

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monte Vista is 1 in 244
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monte Vista is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monte Vista is 1 in 21
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Monte Vista? If you reside in Monte Vista, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 244. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 22 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Monte Vista, is 1 in 21.

      Year Over Year Crime In Monte Vista (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Monte Vista is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Monte Vista violent crime rates have decreased by 27%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Monte Vista has decreased by 14% in the same time frame.

      Monte Vista police department

      ItemMonte VistaColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)139,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.99.63.3
      There are a total of 13 Monte Vista police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 69.7% less than the Colorado average and 11.1% 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
      Del Norte, CO1,894642,3032,367
      Center, CO2,0524382,0162,454
      Monte Vista, CO4,3154114,5704,981

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Williamstown, MA4,315641,0071,071
      Garwood, NJ4,31523732755
      Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ4,3141,0982,5173,615
      Barrow, AK4,3167142,6633,377
      Dimmitt, TX4,3173061,5981,904
      Monte Vista, CO4,3154114,5704,981
      Source: The Monte Vista, 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.