Fountain, CO
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The crime rate in Fountain is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Fountain is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Fountain is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Colorado, Fountain has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Fountain to other communities of similar population, then Fountain crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Fountain 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 Fountain 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 Fountain.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fountain 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 Fountain; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 270. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fountain's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Fountain 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 Fountain is one in 34.

Fountain Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Fountain Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

103

811

914

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.71

29.21

32.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fountain 3.71
Colorado 3.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 270

in Fountain

1 in 312

in Colorado
Fountain VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 27,767
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 22 10 71
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.79 0.36 2.56
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
Fountain 29.21
Colorado 26.42
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Fountain

1 in 38

in Colorado
Fountain Property CRIMES
Population: 27,767
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 107 668 36
Rate per 1,000 3.85 24.06 1.30
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

Fountain Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fountain 38
Colorado 44