Evans, CO
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The crime rate in Evans is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Evans is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Evans is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Colorado, Evans has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Evans compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Evans with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Evans's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Evans 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 Evans.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Evans occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Evans; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 382. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Evans's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Evans a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Evans is one in 54.

Importantly, we found that Evans has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Evans is one in 369.

Evans Crime Data

 
Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Evans Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

56

394

450

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.62

18.43

21.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Evans 2.62
Colorado 3.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 382

in Evans

1 in 312

in Colorado
Evans VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 21,383
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 3 48
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.14 2.24
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
Evans 18.43
Colorado 26.42
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Evans

1 in 38

in Colorado
Evans Property CRIMES
Population: 21,383
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 73 263 58
Rate per 1,000 3.41 12.30 2.71
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

Evans Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Evans 43
Colorado 44