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Durango, Colorado Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Durango, Colorado. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Durango compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Durango, Colorado, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,391 total crimes reported in Durango, Colorado (674 of them violent). Of the 1,039 crimes that happen every year in Durango, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Durango, Colorado every 8 hours. This includes 5 murders, 162 rapes, and almost nine thousand thefts (including 442 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Durango, Colorado for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Durango has lessened by 9%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 53%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Durango. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Durango, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Durango, Colorado (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Durango, Colorado (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Durango, Colorado law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Durango conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.