La Junta, CO Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
418
Total Crimes
5,986.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
141.69%
Above National Average
130 out of 136
In Colorado
9,549 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in La Junta, CO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in La Junta is 5,986.0 per 100,000 people. That's 141.69% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 101.44% higher 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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La Junta SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

How Does La Junta Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
La Junta
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 418 5,986.0 2,971.6 2,476.7
Murder 1 14.3 3.8 5.0
Robbery 3 43.0 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 13 186.2 246.3 250.2
Violent Crime 32 458.3 381.0 366.7
Burglary 83 1,188.6 348.4 340.5
Larceny 279 3,995.4 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 24 343.7 384.0 219.9
Property Crime 386 5,527.7 2,590.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In La Junta

32.0
Violent Crimes
458.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
24.97%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 218.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in La Junta each year. That compares to a 1 in 262.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in La Junta is 458.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 24.97% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 20.29% higher than the Colorado violent crime rate of 381.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In La Junta

386.0
Property Crimes
5,527.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
161.99%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 18.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in La Junta each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in La Junta is 5,527.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 161.99% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 113.37% higher than the Colorado property crime rate of 2,590.7 per 100,000 people.

La Junta Crime Compared To Colorado Average

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