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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 68%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTelluride/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)7942,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape0n/a0.067.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.063.681.6
Assault3n/a119.1246.3250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)119381379
Burglary1n/a39.7348.4340.5
Theft15n/a595.71,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a39.7384.0219.9
Property crime17n/a (estimate)6752,5912,110

Key findings

  • Telluride crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Telluride are 69% lower than the national average
  • In Telluride you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Telluride is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Telluride has decreased by 66%

Telluride crime map

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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 840
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Telluride is 1 in 149
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Telluride is 1 in 126

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sawpit, CO311541,0471,201
      Ouray, CO84901,2811,281
      Mountain Village, CO1,546691,3101,379
      Ophir, CO1732371,6141,851
      Portland, CO1293102,1072,417
      Silverton, CO4934473,0403,487
      Telluride, CO1,972119675794

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosharon, TX1,9722061,1741,380
      Valencia, NM1,9733001,1221,422
      Long Valley, NJ1,97155353407
      Mayer, MN1,97387770858
      Mount Holly Springs, PA1,9711461,0741,220
      Telluride, CO1,972119675794
      Source: The Telluride, 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.