Reported Annual Crime In Elk Grove

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,706n/a (estimate)2,2303,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.64.84.9
Rape33n/a19.932.738.6
Robbery105n/a63.2135.0101.9
Assault447n/a269.0253.8237.8
Violent crime586n/a (estimate)353426373
Burglary589n/a354.4504.3491.4
Theft2,294n/a1,380.41,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft237n/a142.6436.8220.2
Property crime3,120n/a (estimate)1,8772,6182,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Elk Grove, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Elk Grove, 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 Elk Grove, CA is 27% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 22% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Elk Grove, CA has 17% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 5% lower than the national average. In property crime, Elk Grove, CA is 28% lower than the average of California and is 25% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elk Grove is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.11 daily crimes that occur in Elk Grove.
  • Elk Grove is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elk Grove you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elk Grove has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Elk Grove (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Elk Grove, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Elk Grove, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.37 times less than the California average and 1.28 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Elk Grove, CA is 1.21 times less than the California average and 1.06 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Elk Grove, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.39 times less than the California average and 1.32 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Elk Grove (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Elk Grove, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Elk Grove, CA has been ranked safer than 47% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Elk Grove, CA is safer than 36% 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 Elk Grove, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Elk Grove, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elk Grove

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elk Grove is 1 in 284
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elk Grove is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elk Grove is 1 in 45
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Elk Grove, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Elk Grove, CA, then there is a 1 in 284 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 54. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 45 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Elk Grove, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Elk Grove (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Elk Grove, 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 Elk Grove, CA has decreased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Elk Grove, CA has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Elk Grove, CA has decreased by 2% year over year.

Elk Grove police department

ItemElk GroveCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)20551,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 205 Elk Grove police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.7% less than the California average and 59.9% 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
Herald, CA1,2211438801,023
Clay, CA1,1531448881,032
Walnut Grove, CA1,1371479061,054
Collierville, CA1,9421651,0131,178
Gold River, CA7,6581941,1941,388
Elk Grove, CA158,4553531,8772,230

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Eugene, OR158,1313173,8734,190
Salem, OR157,9673294,0824,411
Lancaster, CA159,0926202,3552,975
Corona, CA157,3951302,2782,407
Pembroke Pines, FL159,9202212,1632,384
Elk Grove, CA158,4553531,8772,230
Source: The Elk Grove, 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.