Fort Collins, CO Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,084
Total Crimes
2,389.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-3.51%
Below National Average
79 out of 136
In Colorado
6,915 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Fort Collins, CO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fort Collins is 2,389.9 per 100,000 people. That's -3.51% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -19.58% lower than the Colorado total crime rate of 2,971.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Fort Collins SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
8.5

How Does Fort Collins Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Collins
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,084 2,389.9 2,971.6 2,476.7
Murder 1 0.6 3.8 5.0
Robbery 36 21.1 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 293 171.5 246.3 250.2
Violent Crime 371 217.1 381.0 366.7
Burglary 350 204.8 348.4 340.5
Larceny 3,135 1,834.5 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 228 133.4 384.0 219.9
Property Crime 3,713 2,172.8 2,590.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Fort Collins

371.0
Violent Crimes
217.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-40.80%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 460.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fort Collins each year. That compares to a 1 in 262.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fort Collins is 217.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -40.80% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -43.01% lower than the Colorado violent crime rate of 381.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fort Collins

3,713.0
Property Crimes
2,172.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
2.98%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 46.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fort Collins each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fort Collins is 2,172.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 2.98% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -16.13% lower than the Colorado property crime rate of 2,590.7 per 100,000 people.

Fort Collins Crime Compared To Colorado Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Colorado.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Fort Collins

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Greeley, CO 109,255 2,928 2,680.0 2,326.7 353.3
Loveland, CO 78,856 1,793 2,273.8 1,992.2 281.5
Windsor, CO 26,441 169 639.2 616.5 22.7
Johnstown, NY 8,198 151 1,841.9 1,683.3 158.6
Milliken, CO 7,978 30 376.0 363.5 12.5
Severance, CO 5,362 17 317.0 279.7 37.3
Timnath, CO 5,027 101 2,009.2 1,969.4 39.8
Ault, CO 1,792 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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