Reported Annual Crime In Benicia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenicia/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime541n/a (estimate)1,9213,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenicia/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape7n/a24.932.738.6
Robbery8n/a28.4135.0101.9
Assault14n/a49.7253.8237.8
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)103426373
Burglary112n/a397.7504.3491.4
Theft338n/a1,200.31,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft62n/a220.2436.8220.2
Property crime512n/a (estimate)1,8182,6182,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Benicia, 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% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 33% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Benicia, CA shows a crime rate that is 76% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 72% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Benicia, CA is shown to be 31% lower than the California average and 27% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benicia is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.26 daily crimes that occur in Benicia.
  • Benicia is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benicia you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benicia has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Benicia (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Benicia, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Benicia, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.58 times less than the California average and 1.49 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Benicia, CA is 4.14 times less than the California average and 3.62 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Benicia, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.44 times less than the California average and 1.37 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Benicia (higher is better)

How safe is Benicia, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Benicia, CA is safer than 83% of the cities in California and 66% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Benicia, CA. Overall, Benicia, CA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benicia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benicia is 1 in 971
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benicia is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benicia is 1 in 53
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Benicia, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Benicia, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 971. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 55 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Benicia, CA is 1 in 53.

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

A good indicator of whether Benicia, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Benicia, CA has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Benicia, CA has increased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Benicia, CA has increased by 5% year over year.

Benicia police department

ItemBeniciaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5151,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
There are a total of 51 Benicia police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.6% less than the California average and 43.1% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shell Ridge, CA1,13960367427
Castle Hill, CA1,22360367427
Acalanes Ridge, CA1,22660367427
Reliez Valley, CA3,67781499580
San Miguel, CA3,35581499580
Benicia, CA27,4501031,8181,921

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Eagle Pass, TX27,4631843,6083,792
Englewood, NJ27,4352561,4851,740
Maryland Heights, MO27,4201902,0372,227
West Chicago, IL27,416801,2981,378
Reisterstown, MD27,4935892,9833,572
Benicia, CA27,4501031,8181,921
Source: The Benicia, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.