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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 8%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRifle/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime271n/a (estimate)2,7913,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape12n/a123.671.542.6
Robbery1n/a10.366.786.2
Assault27n/a278.0255.4246.8
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)412397381
Burglary19n/a195.7375.2376.0
Theft185n/a1,905.11,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft27n/a278.0380.5228.9
Property crime231n/a (estimate)2,3792,6722,200

Key findings

  • Rifle crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rifle are 8% higher than the national average
  • In Rifle you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rifle is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rifle has decreased by 19%

Rifle crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Rifle (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Rifle, CO per 100,000 people. In Rifle, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.10 times less than the Colorado average and 1.08 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Rifle is 1.04 times more than the Colorado average and 1.08 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Rifle has a daily crime rate that is 1.12 times less than the Colorado average and 1.08 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Rifle (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Colorado and all other cities across the US, is Rifle safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rifle is safer than 28% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Rifle is safer than 26% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Colorado and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Rifle. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rifle is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rifle

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rifle is 1 in 243
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rifle is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rifle is 1 in 36
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rifle? In Rifle, you have a 1 in 243 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 43. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rifle, CO is 1 in 36.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Rifle is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Rifle has increased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Rifle has decreased by 24%. The total crime rate in Rifle has decreased by 19% year to year.

      Rifle police department

      ItemRifleColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)239,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.59.63.3
      There are a total of 23 Rifle police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 74.1% less than the Colorado average and 23.9% 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
      New Castle, CO4,6102268021,028
      Silt, CO2,996959811,076
      Battlement Mesa, CO4,8353052,0552,360
      Rifle, CO9,4884122,3792,791

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stuarts Draft, VA9,4892231,8562,079
      Mission, KS9,4903241,9422,266
      Amityville, NY9,4842379761,213
      Winterville, NC9,4841449271,071
      Pryor Creek, OK9,4847042,2312,935
      Rifle, CO9,4884122,3792,791
      Source: The Rifle, 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.