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Huerfano County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,053 total crimes reported in Huerfano County, Colorado (117 of them violent). Of the 132 crimes that occur a year in Huerfano County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Huerfano County, Colorado 132 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 2 rapes, and nearly eight hundred thefts (including 49 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Huerfano 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Huerfano County, Colorado for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Huerfano County decreased by 6150 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 1700 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Huerfano County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Huerfano County, Colorado in 2009.

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

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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