Reported Annual Crime In Hercules

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHercules/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime423n/a (estimate)1,6703,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHercules/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.94.84.9
Rape1n/a3.932.738.6
Robbery12n/a47.4135.0101.9
Assault17n/a67.1253.8237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)122426373
Burglary113n/a446.2504.3491.4
Theft214n/a845.01,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft65n/a256.7436.8220.2
Property crime392n/a (estimate)1,5482,6182,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Hercules, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Hercules, CA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Hercules, CA crime rate is 45% lower than the California average and is 42% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Hercules, CA has a violent crime rate that is 71% lower than the California average and 67% lower than the national average. For property crime, Hercules, CA is 41% lower than the California average and 38% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hercules is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.58 daily crimes that occur in Hercules.
  • Hercules is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hercules you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hercules has increased by 34%.

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Daily Crime In Hercules (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Hercules, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Hercules, CA are 1.82 times less than the California average and 1.71 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Hercules, CA are 3.48 times less than than California and 3.04 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Hercules, CA are 1.69 times less than than California and 1.61 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Hercules (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Hercules, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Hercules, CA ranks safer than 84% of every city located within California along with 67% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Hercules, CA. As a result, Hercules, CA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hercules

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hercules is 1 in 817
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hercules is 1 in 65
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hercules is 1 in 60
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Hercules, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hercules, CA you have a 1 in 817 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 65 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hercules, CA.

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

Determining whether Hercules, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Hercules, CA has increased by 13% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 35% year over year. Total crimes for Hercules, CA has increased by 33% in the same time frame.

Hercules police department

ItemHerculesCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2251,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.93.63.3
There are a total of 22 Hercules police officers. This results in 0.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 75.3% less than the California average and 72.7% 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
Acalanes Ridge, CA1,22660367427
Castle Hill, CA1,22360367427
Black Point-Green Point, CA1,11160367427
Shell Ridge, CA1,13960367427
Reliez Valley, CA3,67781499580
Hercules, CA24,5961221,5481,670

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Newport, RI24,5993943,0353,429
Sanger, CA24,5874812,5593,040
San Lorenzo, CA24,5634832,9703,454
Zionsville, IN24,55984384468
Medford, NY24,5353941,6632,057
Hercules, CA24,5961221,5481,670
Source: The Hercules, 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.