Rocky Ford, CO
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Rocky Ford, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Rocky Ford. With an annual crime rate of only 3 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 319. These crime statistics put Rocky Ford in the elite group of the safest communities in both Colorado and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Rocky Ford, and we found that the crime rate in Rocky Ford is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Rocky Ford is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Rocky Ford 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 Rocky Ford.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rocky Ford'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 Rocky Ford is one in 765.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Rocky Ford experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Rocky Ford compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Rocky Ford is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Rocky Ford is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Rocky Ford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

96

(100 is safest)


Safer than 96% of U.S. Cities

Rocky Ford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

7

12

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.31

1.83

3.14

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rocky Ford 1.31
Colorado 3.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 765

in Rocky Ford

1 in 312

in Colorado

Rocky Ford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,827
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.26 0.00 0.00 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
Rocky Ford 1.83
Colorado 26.42

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 547

in Rocky Ford

1 in 38

in Colorado

Rocky Ford Property CRIMES

Population: 3,827
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 3 1
Rate per 1,000 0.78 0.78 0.26

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

Rocky Ford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rocky Ford 7
Colorado 44

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