Pagosa Springs, CO
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With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Pagosa Springs 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 23. Within Colorado, more than 90% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pagosa Springs.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 1,756, Pagosa Springs has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pagosa Springs does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Pagosa Springs.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pagosa Springs 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 Pagosa Springs.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pagosa Springs 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 Pagosa Springs; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 351. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pagosa Springs is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pagosa Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 41 per one thousand population.

Pagosa Springs Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Pagosa Springs Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

72

77

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.85

41.00

43.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pagosa Springs 2.85
Colorado 3.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 351

in Pagosa Springs

1 in 312

in Colorado
Pagosa Springs VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,756
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.85
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
Pagosa Springs 41.00
Colorado 26.42
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Pagosa Springs

1 in 38

in Colorado
Pagosa Springs Property CRIMES
Population: 1,756
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 56 3
Rate per 1,000 7.40 31.89 1.71
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

Pagosa Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pagosa Springs 16
Colorado 44

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