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.
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).
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 Data Information
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