Reported Annual Crime In Fresno

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFresno/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24,477n/a (estimate)4,7003,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFresno/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder39n/a7.54.84.9
Rape167n/a32.132.738.6
Robbery1,012n/a194.3135.0101.9
Assault1,653n/a317.4253.8237.8
Violent crime2,871n/a (estimate)551426373
Burglary4,429n/a850.4504.3491.4
Theft14,184n/a2,723.31,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft2,993n/a574.7436.8220.2
Property crime21,606n/a (estimate)4,1482,6182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Fresno, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Fresno, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Fresno, CA averages 54% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 64% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Fresno, CA is 29% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 48% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 58% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 67% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Fresno, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fresno is 64% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.88 daily crimes that occur in Fresno.
  • Fresno is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fresno you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fresno has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Fresno (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Fresno, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Fresno, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.54 times more than the California average and 1.64 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fresno, CA is 1.29 times more than the California average and 1.48 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fresno, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times more than the California average and 1.67 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Fresno (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fresno, 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 Fresno, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Fresno, CA is 15% safer than other cities of California and 15% 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, Fresno, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fresno, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fresno

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fresno is 1 in 182
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fresno is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fresno is 1 in 22
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Fresno, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Fresno, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 182. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 25 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 Fresno, CA is 1 in 22.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Fresno, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Fresno, CA has increased by 19% and the rate of property crime in Fresno, CA has increased by 1%. The total crime rate in Fresno, CA has increased by 3% year to year.

Fresno police department

ItemFresnoCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)93451,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
There are a total of 934 Fresno police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.9% less than the California average and 43.5% 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
Fort Washington, CA4301721,0581,230
Easton, CA1,9912001,2281,428
Calwa, CA1,3302391,4701,709
Del Rey, CA1,4892391,4701,709
Biola, CA1,0172391,4701,709
Fresno, CA506,1325514,1484,700

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tucson, AZ525,0316556,6437,298
Sacramento, CA476,0757373,3704,107
Long Beach, CA468,5945813,0103,591
Kansas City, MO465,0051,4174,4415,859
Albuquerque, NM553,5769666,0737,039
Fresno, CA506,1325514,1484,700
Source: The Fresno, 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.