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.
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).
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 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.