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Monte Vista, Colorado Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Monte Vista, Colorado. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Monte Vista compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Monte Vista, Colorado, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,402 total crimes reported in Monte Vista, Colorado (131 of them violent). Of the 175 crimes that happen every year in Monte Vista, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Monte Vista, Colorado 175 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 14 rapes, and greater than nine hundred thefts (including 30 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Monte Vista, 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Monte Vista, Colorado for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Monte Vista has lessened by 67%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 29%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Monte Vista. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Monte Vista, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Monte Vista, Colorado (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Monte Vista, Colorado (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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