Montrose, CO
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Montrose, 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 45 per one thousand residents, Montrose 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 Montrose.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Montrose's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Montrose is one in 829.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Montrose is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Montrose, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 44 per one thousand population.

Montrose Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Montrose Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

831

854

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.21

43.59

44.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Montrose 1.21
Colorado 3.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 829

in Montrose

1 in 312

in Colorado

Montrose VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 19,062
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.05 1.05

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
Montrose 43.59
Colorado 26.42

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Montrose

1 in 38

in Colorado

Montrose Property CRIMES

Population: 19,062
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 89 721 21
Rate per 1,000 4.67 37.82 1.10

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

Montrose Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Montrose 48
Colorado 44

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