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Larimer County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 75,068 total crimes reported in Larimer County, Colorado (5,672 of them violent). Of the 7,507 crimes that occur a year in Larimer County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Larimer County, Colorado 21 times a day. This includes 26 murders, 1,173 rapes, and nearly fifty-eight thousand thefts (including 3,979 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Larimer County, Colorado for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Larimer County increased by 43 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 50 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Larimer County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than nine thousand for Larimer County, Colorado in 2009.

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

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 Larimer County, Colorado (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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