This page contains crime rates for Gunnison County, Colorado. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Gunnison County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Gunnison County, Colorado, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,506 total crimes reported in Gunnison County, Colorado (308 of them violent). Of the 438 crimes that take place per year in Gunnison County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gunnison County, Colorado every 20 hours. This includes 1 murder, 55 rapes, and just about three thousand thefts (including 136 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Gunnison County, Colorado for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Gunnison County has risen by 15%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 49%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 8 years in Gunnison County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least five hundred for Gunnison County, Colorado in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Gunnison County, Colorado law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Gunnison 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.