Salida, CO
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The crime rate in Salida is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Salida is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Salida is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Colorado, Salida has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Salida, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Salida than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1367, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Salida's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Salida 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 Salida is one in 37.

Salida Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Salida Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

147

151

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.73

26.89

27.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Salida 0.73
Colorado 3.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,367

in Salida

1 in 312

in Colorado
Salida VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,467
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.18 0.18 0.37
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
Salida 26.89
Colorado 26.42
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Salida

1 in 38

in Colorado
Salida Property CRIMES
Population: 5,467
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 115 2
Rate per 1,000 5.49 21.04 0.37
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

Salida Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Salida 59
Colorado 44

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