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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 25%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWalsenburg/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,884 (estimate)3,0692,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)244 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,640 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Walsenburg crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Walsenburg are 36% lower than the national average
  • In Walsenburg you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Walsenburg is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Walsenburg has decreased by 75%

Walsenburg crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Walsenburg (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Walsenburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Walsenburg is 1 in 411
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Walsenburg is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Walsenburg is 1 in 54

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

      Walsenburg police department

      ItemWalsenburgColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)129,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.09.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Walsenburg police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.4% less than the Colorado average and 22.2% 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
      La Veta, CO7034893,2923,781
      Walsenburg, CO2,9172441,6401,884

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Drum Point, MD2,9171918261,016
      Bal Harbour, FL2,917962,3432,439
      Hamilton, IL2,9162131,0191,232
      Cache, OK2,9182091,5011,711
      Thermopolis, WY2,9184452,1932,638
      Walsenburg, CO2,9172441,6401,884
      Source: The Walsenburg, 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.