Gunnison, CO
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The crime rate in Gunnison is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Gunnison is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Gunnison is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Colorado, Gunnison has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Gunnison 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 Gunnison; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 243. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Gunnison's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Gunnison 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 Gunnison is one in 33.

Gunnison Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Gunnison Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

182

207

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.11

29.95

34.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gunnison 4.11
Colorado 3.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 243

in Gunnison

1 in 312

in Colorado
Gunnison VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,076
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 3 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.15 0.49 2.47
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
Gunnison 29.95
Colorado 26.42
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Gunnison

1 in 38

in Colorado
Gunnison Property CRIMES
Population: 6,076
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 149 9
Rate per 1,000 3.95 24.52 1.48
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

Gunnison Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gunnison 64
Colorado 44

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