Aspen, CO
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Aspen, CO crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Aspen has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within Colorado, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Aspen.

Importantly, when you compare Aspen to other communities of similar population, then Aspen crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Aspen does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Aspen does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Aspen.

For Aspen, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Aspen than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1147, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Aspen is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Aspen, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 22, which is a rate of 45 per one thousand population.

Aspen Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Aspen Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

308

314

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.87

44.75

45.63

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Aspen 0.87
Colorado 3.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,147

in Aspen

1 in 312

in Colorado

Aspen VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,882
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.15 0.15 0.58

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Aspen 44.75
Colorado 26.42

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Aspen

1 in 38

in Colorado

Aspen Property CRIMES

Population: 6,882
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 36 258 14
Rate per 1,000 5.23 37.49 2.03

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Aspen Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Aspen 81
Colorado 44

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