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Ouray County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 193 total crimes reported in Ouray County, Colorado (21 of them violent). Of the 32 crimes that occur a year in Ouray County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Ouray County, Colorado 32 times a year.

Total Crime in Ouray County, Colorado (2002-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Ouray County, Colorado for 6 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Ouray County increased by 64 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 100 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 6 years in Ouray County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than fifty for Ouray County, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Ouray County, Colorado (2002-2005, 2007-2008)

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 Ouray County, Colorado (2002-2005, 2007-2008)

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

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