This page contains crime numbers for Saguache County, Colorado. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Saguache County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Saguache County, Colorado, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 485 total crimes reported in Saguache County, Colorado (97 of them violent). Of the 61 crimes that happen every year in Saguache County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Saguache County, Colorado 61 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 3 rapes, and greater than two hundred thefts (including 27 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Saguache County, Colorado for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Saguache County has grown by 28%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 13%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Saguache County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost seventy for Saguache County, Colorado in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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