Reported Annual Crime In Capitola

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCapitola/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime686n/a (estimate)6,7253,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCapitola/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape2n/a19.632.738.6
Robbery12n/a117.6135.0101.9
Assault14n/a137.2253.8237.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)274426373
Burglary41n/a401.9504.3491.4
Theft585n/a5,734.71,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft32n/a313.7436.8220.2
Property crime658n/a (estimate)6,4502,6182,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Capitola, 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 121% higher than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 135% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Capitola, CA shows a crime rate that is 36% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 26% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Capitola, CA is shown to be 146% higher than the California average and 159% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Capitola is 135% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.42 daily crimes that occur in Capitola.
  • Capitola is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Capitola you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Capitola has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Capitola (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Capitola, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Capitola, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.21 times more than the California average and 2.35 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Capitola, CA is 1.55 times less than the California average and 1.36 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Capitola, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.46 times more than the California average and 2.59 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Capitola (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Capitola, 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 Capitola, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Capitola, CA is 11% safer than other cities of California and 12% 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, Capitola, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Capitola, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Capitola

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Capitola is 1 in 365
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Capitola is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Capitola is 1 in 15
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Capitola, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Capitola, CA you have a 1 in 365 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Capitola, CA.

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

A good indicator of whether Capitola, 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 Capitola, CA has decreased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Capitola, CA has increased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Capitola, CA has increased by 4% year over year.

Capitola police department

ItemCapitolaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2951,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.63.3
There are a total of 29 Capitola police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.4% less than the California average and 12% 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
Pasatiempo, CA1,01660367427
Lexington Hills, CA2,36767411477
Brookdale, CA2,20467411477
La Selva Beach, CA2,93267411477
Bonny Doon, CA2,75267411477
Capitola, CA10,0432746,4506,725

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Plymouth, IN10,048491,9972,047
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Capitola, CA10,0432746,4506,725
Source: The Capitola, 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.