Reported Annual Crime In Vail

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVail/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime253n/a (estimate)4,5873,0702,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVail/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.3
Rape0n/a0.068.841.7
Robbery0n/a0.068.498.0
Assault6n/a108.8226.9248.9
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)109368383
Burglary23n/a417.0406.9430.4
Theft209n/a3,789.01,904.91,694.4
Vehicle theft15n/a271.9389.9237.4
Property crime247n/a (estimate)4,4782,7022,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Vail, CO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 49% higher than the average of crimes committed in Colorado. It is also 67% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Vail, CO shows a crime rate that is 70% lower than the Colorado average. The crime rate is also 72% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Vail, CO is shown to be 66% higher than the Colorado average and 90% higher than the national average.
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The Vail crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Vail 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 Vail crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vail is 67% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.57 daily crimes that occur in Vail.
  • Vail is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vail you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vail has decreased by 18%.

Compare Vail, CO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Vail (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Vail, CO on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Vail, CO (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado state wide, are 1.49 times more than the state average and 1.67 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Vail, CO on a daily bases are 3.38 times less than than Colorado average and 3.52 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Vail, CO are 1.66 times more than the daily state average and 1.90 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Vail (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Vail, CO compared to every other city in Colorado as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Vail, CO ranks safer than 28% of every city located within Colorado along with 29% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Colorado and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Vail, CO. As a result, Vail, CO is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vail

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vail is 1 in 920
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vail is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vail is 1 in 22
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Vail, CO? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Vail, CO, then there is a 1 in 920 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 23. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 22 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Vail, CO.

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

The year over year crime rate for Vail, CO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Vail, CO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 75% in Vail, CO, while property crimes in Vail, CO have decreased by 14%. Crimes in total for Vail, CO have decreased by 18% year over year.

Vail police department

ItemVailColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)569,049558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents10.59.63.3
There are a total of 56 Vail police officers. This results in 10.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.7% greater than the Colorado average and 222.3% greater 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
Minturn, CO1,02959436495
Edwards, CO9,2311299481,077
Frisco, CO2,9091271,9022,029
Avon, CO6,4443051,7862,091
Copper Mountain, CO2922792,0462,324
Red Cliff, CO2463472,5502,898
Vail, CO5,3631094,4784,587

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Somerdale, NJ5,3621074,5614,668
Winston, OR5,3643043,2243,528
Thiells, NY5,3652391,0121,250
Spring Valley, IL5,365961,4951,591
Lehighton, PA5,3602482,0992,347
Vail, CO5,3631094,4784,587
Source: The Vail, 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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