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Fremont County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,535 total crimes reported in Fremont County, Colorado (1,003 of them violent). Of the 854 crimes that transpire each year in Fremont County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Fremont County, Colorado every 10 hours. This includes 9 murders, 180 rapes, and over six thousand thefts (including 355 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Fremont County, Colorado for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Fremont County has climbed by 26 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 77 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Fremont County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Fremont County, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Fremont County, Colorado (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Fremont County, Colorado (1999-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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