Reported Annual Crime In Colton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,900n/a (estimate)3,4863,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a5.54.84.9
Rape11n/a20.232.738.6
Robbery77n/a141.3135.0101.9
Assault94n/a172.5253.8237.8
Violent crime185n/a (estimate)339426373
Burglary361n/a662.3504.3491.4
Theft889n/a1,631.11,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft465n/a853.2436.8220.2
Property crime1,715n/a (estimate)3,1472,6182,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Colton, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Colton, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Colton, CA is 14% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 22% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Colton, CA has 20% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 9% lower than the national average. In property crime, Colton, CA is 20% higher than the average of California and is 27% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Colton is 22% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.55 daily crimes that occur in Colton.
  • Colton is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Colton you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Colton has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Colton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Colton, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Colton, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.14 times more than the California average and 1.22 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Colton, CA is 1.26 times less than the California average and 1.10 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Colton, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.20 times more than the California average and 1.27 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Colton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Colton, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Colton, CA has been ranked safer than 36% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Colton, CA is safer than 30% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Colton, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Colton, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colton is 1 in 295
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colton is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Colton is 1 in 29
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Colton, 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 Colton, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 295. 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 32 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 Colton, CA is 1 in 29.

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

A good indicator of whether Colton, 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 Colton, CA has increased by 32%, while the property crime rate in Colton, CA has increased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Colton, CA has increased by 9% year over year.

Colton police department

ItemColtonCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6751,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 67 Colton police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.3% less than the California average and 61.6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
March ARB, CA1,1291509211,071
Lytle Creek, CA1,1271971,2111,408
Eastvale, CA55,298691,5641,633
Coronita, CA3,3972341,4381,672
Corona, CA157,3951302,2782,407
Colton, CA53,1293393,1473,486

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Blue Springs, MO53,0531102,8572,967
Georgetown, TX53,0071401,2371,376
Hendersonville, TN53,2571801,6861,866
Revere, MA53,2585332,1222,655
Sarasota, FL52,9866524,2494,901
Colton, CA53,1293393,1473,486
Source: The Colton, 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.