Weld County, CO Arrest Records

Weld County, CO is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.35 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Adams, Douglas, Jefferson, Mesa, Larimer counties in Colorado.
Weld County, CO property crime rate is 2.87 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 472 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 11.32% compared to 2015.

Weld County, CO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Weld County in 2016 increased by 14.34% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 141 to 102 while non-violent crime increased by 22.93% from 689 to 847.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 472
Burglary 259
Motor vehicle theft 116
Aggravated assault 84
Revised rape 12

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Weld County decreased by 27.66% from 2015 and decreased by 44.86% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 185 to 102. In 2016 violent crime rate in Weld County was 92.63% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.035%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Weld County increased by 22.93% from 2015 and increased by 9.72% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 772 to 847. In 2016 property crime rate in Weld County was 89.9% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.287%.

How Weld stands up against other counties

Weld vs. Boulder

You’ll be in more risk in Weld compared to Boulder county that had 35.48% lower crime rate compared to Weld county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2848 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1738 in Boulder county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.3933 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1148 in Boulder county.

Weld vs. Douglas

You’ll be in more safety in Weld compared to Douglas county that had 114.2% higher crime rate compared to Weld county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0061 in Douglas county.
Burglary rates of 0.8782 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.1563 in Douglas county.

Names with the most arrests in Weld

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Weld, Colorado, the most crimes, that's 35.1% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Weld County is 0.9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.88 daily crimes that occur in Weld County.
  • Weld, CO is more violent than Boulder.
  • In Weld County you have a 1 in 311 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Weld, CO have increased by 14.34%.

Names in Weld County