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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 41%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTelluride/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime30n/a (estimate)1,1963,2572,346
Murder0n/a0.05.16.5
Rape0n/a0.062.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.068.373.9
Assault1n/a39.9286.9279.7
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)40423388
Burglary0n/a0.0400.3314.2
Theft29n/a1,156.31,909.31,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0524.3246.0
Property crime29n/a (estimate)1,1562,8341,958

Key findings

  • Telluride crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Telluride are 90% lower than the national average
  • In Telluride you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Telluride is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Telluride has increased by 51%

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

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      Daily Crime In Telluride (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Telluride

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Telluride is 1 in 2509
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Telluride is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Telluride is 1 in 84

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

      Telluride police department

      ItemTellurideColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)139,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.49.63.3
      There are a total of 13 Telluride police officers. This results in 5.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.3% less than the Colorado average and 66.5% greater 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mountain Village, CO1,54601,2511,251
      Ouray, CO84901,2811,281
      Sawpit, CO311711,1451,316
      Ophir, CO1732641,7652,029
      Portland, CO1293442,3052,649
      Silverton, CO4934963,3253,821
      Telluride, CO1,972401,1561,196

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosharon, TX1,9722191,1031,322
      Long Valley, NJ1,97151306357
      Rainier, OR1,97102,1282,128
      Mount Holly Springs, PA1,9711461,0741,220
      Prairie City, IA1,97358173230
      Telluride, CO1,972401,1561,196
      Source: The Telluride, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.