Telluride, CO
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The crime rate in Telluride is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Telluride is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Telluride is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Colorado, Telluride has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Telluride 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 Telluride; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 400. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Telluride's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Telluride 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 Telluride is one in 44.

Telluride Crime Data

 

Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Telluride Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

54

60

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.50

22.51

25.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Telluride 2.50
Colorado 3.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 400

in Telluride

1 in 312

in Colorado

Telluride VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,399
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Telluride 22.51
Colorado 26.42

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Telluride

1 in 38

in Colorado

Telluride Property CRIMES

Population: 2,399
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Telluride Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Telluride 81
Colorado 44

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