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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 74%
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 peopleSalida/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime127n/a (estimate)2,1343,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape1n/a16.871.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.066.786.2
Assault5n/a84.0255.4246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)101397381
Burglary16n/a268.9375.2376.0
Theft100n/a1,680.41,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a84.0380.5228.9
Property crime121n/a (estimate)2,0332,6722,200

Key findings

  • Salida crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Salida are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Salida you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Salida is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Salida has decreased by 32%

Salida crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Salida (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Salida for every 100,000 residents. The Salida total amount of daily crime is 1.44 times less than the Colorado average and 1.21 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Salida, is 3.94 times less than the Colorado average, and it is 3.77 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Salida has a daily crime average that is 1.31 times less than the Colorado average and 1.08 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Salida (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Salida, Colorado compared to other areas of Colorado, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Salida safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Salida is safer than 60% of Colorado cities, and 56% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Colorado, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Salida. At this time, Salida sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Salida

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Salida is 1 in 992
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salida is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Salida is 1 in 47
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Salida? If you reside in Salida, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 992. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 50 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 Salida, is 1 in 47.

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

      A good indicator of whether Salida is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Salida has increased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Salida has decreased by 33% year over year. The number of total crimes in Salida has decreased by 32% year over year.

      Salida police department

      ItemSalidaColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)179,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.29.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Salida police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.7% less than the Colorado average and 2.2% 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
      Howard, CO7724162,8003,216
      Maysville, CO994242,8513,275
      Poncha Springs, CO9625333,5894,122
      Salida, CO5,4301012,0332,134

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wappingers Falls, NY5,4293491,4341,783
      Terryville, CT5,4312121,7241,936
      Highland, NY5,4293291,3551,685
      Clarinda, IA5,4313182,9333,251
      Aberdeen, MS5,4272382,4442,682
      Salida, CO5,4301012,0332,134
      Source: The Salida, 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.