Top Five Lists: Gun Deaths by Census Tract

Last Updated by Burt Hubbard on

Top neighborhoods for overall gun deaths between 2000 and 2011

  • 24 (12 suicides and 12 homicides) – Colorado Springs Census Tract 54.00 in the southeast part of the city north of Hancock Expressway and west of Academy Boulevard.
  • 20 (17 suicides and 3 homicides) – Grand Junction Census Tract 8.00 in the south part of the city between highways 6 and 50.
  • 19 (10 suicides, 8 homicides and 1 other) – Denver Census Tract 156.00 in the Platte Park neighborhood in south Denver.
  • 17 (16 suicide and 1 other) – Grand Junction Census Tract 11.01 south of Interstate 70 on the east side of the city.
  • 17 (15 suicides, 1 homicide and 1 other) – Montrose Census Tract 9663.00 north of the junction of highways 50 and 550.
  • 17 (12 suicides, 3 homicides and 2 other) – Teller County Census Tract 101.05, the entire northwest quadrant of the county.
  • 17 (5 suicides, 12 homicides) – Denver Census Tract 83.87 in Montbello.

Top neighborhoods for suicide gun deaths between 2000 and 2011

  • 17 in Grand Junction Census Tract 8.00 in the south part of the city between highways 6 and 50.
  • 16 in Grand Junction Census Tract 11.01 south of Interstate 70 on the east side of the city.
  • 15 in Montrose Census Tract 9663.00 north of the junction of highways 50 and 550.
  • 14 in Mesa County Census Tract 15.02, the northwest quadrant of the county.
  • 13 in Grand Junction Census Tract 13.01 in the south part of the city bisected by U.S. 50.
  • (tie) 13 in Park County Census Tract 1.00 north of U.S. 285.
  • (tie) 13 in Fremont County Census Tract 9783.00, a large section of the county northeast of Canon City.
  • 5. (tie) 13 in Mesa County Census Tract 15.01, west of Grand Junction off of Interstate 70.

Top neighborhoods for homicide gun deaths between 2000 and 2011

  • 12 in Colorado Springs Census Tract 54.00 north of Hancock Expressway and west of Academy Boulevard.
  • 12 in Denver Census Tract 83.87 in Montbello.
  • 12 in Denver Census Tract 83.05 in Montbello.
  • 11 in Denver Census Tract 36.01 in the Cole neighborhood in the northeast part of the city.
  • 10 in Aurora Census Tract 79.00 in the northwest part of the city in Adams County.
  • 5. (tie) 10 in Denver Census Tract 35.00 in the Elyria Swansea neighborhood near the I-25/I-70 interchange.