Mesa County, CO Arrest Records

Mesa County, CO is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.20 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Adams, Douglas, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Larimer counties in Colorado.
Mesa County, CO property crime rate is 8.38 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 924 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 3.47% compared to 2015.

Mesa County, CO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Mesa County in 2016 decreased by 1.71% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 201 to 180 while non-violent crime decreased by 0.32% from 1,262 to 1,258.

5 Crimes In Mesa County, CO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 924
Burglary 237
Aggravated assault 118
Motor vehicle theft 97
Revised rape 51

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Mesa County decreased by 10.45% from 2015 and decreased by 0.55% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 181 to 180. In 2016 violent crime rate in Mesa County was 74.44% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.12%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Mesa County decreased by 0.32% from 2015 and increased by 4.75% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,201 to 1,258. In 2016 property crime rate in Mesa County was 70.51% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.838%.

How Mesa stands up against other counties

Mesa vs. Pueblo

You’ll be in more risk in Mesa compared to Pueblo county that had 15.05% lower crime rate compared to Mesa county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.3398 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0061 in Pueblo county.
Larceny rates of 6.1566 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 5.1961 in Pueblo county.

Mesa vs. Garfield

You’ll be in more risk in Mesa compared to Garfield county that had 52.15% lower crime rate compared to Mesa county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.3398 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2547 in Garfield county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6463 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3057 in Garfield county.

Names with the most arrests in Mesa

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Mesa, Colorado, the most crimes, that's 35.25% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mesa County is 0.71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.63 daily crimes that occur in Mesa County.
  • Mesa, CO is more violent than Pueblo.
  • In Mesa County you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Mesa, CO have decreased by 1.71%.

Names in Mesa County