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Eagle County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 9,842 total crimes reported in Eagle County, Colorado (525 of them violent). Of the 1,230 crimes that take place per year in Eagle County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Eagle County, Colorado every 7 hours. This includes 2 murders, 70 rapes, and at least eight thousand thefts (including 329 car thefts).

Total Crime in Eagle County, Colorado (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Eagle County, Colorado for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Eagle County has risen by 18%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 73%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 8 years in Eagle County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least one thousand for Eagle County, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Eagle County, Colorado (2001-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Eagle County, Colorado (2001-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Eagle County, Colorado law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Eagle County 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.