Reported Annual Crime In Rifle

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRifle/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime336n/a (estimate)3,4553,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRifle/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.3
Rape12n/a123.468.841.7
Robbery3n/a30.968.498.0
Assault16n/a164.5226.9248.9
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)319368383
Burglary24n/a246.8406.9430.4
Theft267n/a2,745.81,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a144.0389.9237.4
Property crime305n/a (estimate)3,1372,7022,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Rifle, CO. The total number of reported crimes in Rifle, CO is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Rifle, CO crime rate is 13% higher than the Colorado average and is 26% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Rifle, CO has a violent crime rate that is 13% lower than the Colorado average and 17% lower than the national average. For property crime, Rifle, CO is 16% higher than the Colorado average and 33% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Rifle crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rifle is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.47 daily crimes that occur in Rifle.
  • Rifle is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rifle you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rifle has increased by 8%.

Compare Rifle, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Rifle (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Rifle, CO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Colorado and on a national scale. In Rifle, CO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.13 times more than the Colorado average and 1.26 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Rifle, CO is 1.15 times less than the Colorado average and 1.20 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Rifle, CO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.16 times more than the Colorado average and 1.33 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Rifle (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Colorado and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Rifle, CO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rifle, CO has been ranked safer than 27% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, Rifle, CO is safer than 29% 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, CO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rifle, CO 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 314
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rifle is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rifle is 1 in 29
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rifle, CO? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Rifle, CO, you have a 1 in 314 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 32. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rifle, CO is 1 in 29.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Rifle, CO is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Rifle, CO has decreased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Rifle, CO has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Rifle, CO has increased by 8% 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
Colorado11,041247222
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
Silt, CO2,9961938661,059
New Castle, CO4,6101049801,084
Battlement Mesa, CO4,8352832,0782,361
Rifle, CO9,4883193,1373,455

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stuarts Draft, VA9,4892321,9982,230
Mission, KS9,4903042,0652,370
Winterville, NC9,484841,2031,287
LaSalle, IL9,484441,4671,511
Amityville, NY9,4842421,0261,268
Rifle, CO9,4883193,1373,455
Source: The Rifle, 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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