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Ouray, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 120 total crimes reported in Ouray, Colorado (3 of them violent). Of the 24 crimes that take place per year in Ouray, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Ouray, Colorado 24 times a year.

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

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Ouray, Colorado for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Ouray has risen by 12%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 100%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 5 years in Ouray. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least twenty for Ouray, Colorado in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Ouray, Colorado (2002-2005, 2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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