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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 44%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleRico/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,479 (estimate)2,9722,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a67.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a63.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a246.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)446 (estimate)381379
Burglaryn/an/an/a348.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a384.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,033 (estimate)2,5912,110

Key findings

  • Rico crime rates are 40% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rico are 18% higher than the national average
  • In Rico you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rico is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rico has decreased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Rico (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rico

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rico is 1 in 225
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rico is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rico is 1 in 29

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

      Rico police department

      ItemRicoColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

      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
      Ophir, CO1732371,6141,851
      Rico, CO1864463,0333,479

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ocean City, WA1864263,8834,309
      Sylvester, WV1863401,6972,037
      Madison, VA1862521,9882,239
      Linden, IA1863312,1522,483
      Chesterville, OH1863902,7403,130
      Rico, CO1864463,0333,479
      Source: The Rico, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.