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San Miguel County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,785 total crimes reported in San Miguel County, Colorado (83 of them violent). Of the 223 crimes that occur a year in San Miguel County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in San Miguel County, Colorado 223 times a year.

Total Crime in San Miguel County, 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in San Miguel County, Colorado for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in San Miguel County decreased by 7 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 62 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in San Miguel County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two hundred for San Miguel County, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in San Miguel County, Colorado (2001-2008)

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 San Miguel County, Colorado (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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