Reported Annual Crime In Atwater

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtwater/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,209n/a (estimate)4,1072,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtwater/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.44.95.3
Rape8n/a27.234.940.4
Robbery27n/a91.7139.6102.8
Assault167n/a567.3265.9248.5
Violent crime203n/a (estimate)690445386
Burglary190n/a645.4479.8468.9
Theft670n/a2,276.11,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft146n/a496.0450.3236.9
Property crime1,006n/a (estimate)3,4172,5532,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Atwater, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 37% higher than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 45% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Atwater, CA shows a crime rate that is 55% higher than the California average. The crime rate is also 79% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Atwater, CA is shown to be 34% higher than the California average and 39% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McSwain, CA4,5312721,5581,829
Denair, CA4,8924062,3312,737
Livingston, CA13,4614262,6433,069
Hilmar-Irwin, CA5,2664672,6793,146
Franklin, CA6,8405713,2773,848
Merced, CA80,4905883,3383,926
Turlock, CA69,8755263,4273,953
Atwater, CA28,6866903,4174,107

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Atwater is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.25 daily crimes that occur in Atwater.
  • Atwater is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Atwater you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Atwater has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Atwater (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Atwater, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Atwater, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.37 times more than the state average and 1.45 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Atwater, CA on a daily bases are 1.55 times more than than California average and 1.79 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Atwater, CA are 1.34 times more than the daily state average and 1.39 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Atwater (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Atwater, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Atwater, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Atwater, CA is 13% safer than other cities of California and 13% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Atwater, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Atwater, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Atwater

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Atwater is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atwater is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Atwater is 1 in 25
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Atwater, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Atwater, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 146. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 30 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Atwater, CA is 1 in 25.

Year Over Year Crime In Atwater (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Atwater, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Atwater, CA has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Atwater, CA has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Atwater, CA has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Atwater police department

ItemAtwaterCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4051,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
There are a total of 40 Atwater police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.7% less than the California average and 57.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

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Matthews, NC28,6771463,4233,570
Jacksonville, AR28,7288614,5575,418
Northampton, MA28,6374522,1042,556
Laplace, LA28,7365763,3593,935
Suisun City, CA28,6272692,1972,466
Atwater, CA28,6866903,4174,107
Source: The Atwater, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.