Reported Annual Crime In King City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKing City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime274n/a (estimate)1,9923,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKing City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a14.54.84.9
Rape8n/a58.232.738.6
Robbery8n/a58.2135.0101.9
Assault43n/a312.6253.8237.8
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)443426373
Burglary48n/a349.0504.3491.4
Theft110n/a799.71,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft55n/a399.9436.8220.2
Property crime213n/a (estimate)1,5492,6182,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in King City, 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 35% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 30% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, King City, CA shows a crime rate that is 4% higher than the California average. The crime rate is also 19% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, King City, CA is shown to be 41% lower than the California average and 38% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in King City is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.46 daily crimes that occur in King City.
  • King City is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In King City you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in King City has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In King City (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in King City, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in King City, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.53 times less than the state average and 1.44 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in King City, CA on a daily bases are 1.04 times more than than California average and 1.19 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in King City, CA are 1.69 times less than the daily state average and 1.61 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is King City (higher is better)

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

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in King City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in King City is 1 in 226
The chance of being a victim of property crime in King City is 1 in 65
The chance of being a victim of crime in King City is 1 in 51
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in King City, 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 King City, CA, then there is a 1 in 226 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 65. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 51 risk that you will become a victim of crime in King City, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In King City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in King City, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in King City, CA has increased by 8%, while the property crime rate in King City, CA has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, King City, CA has decreased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

King City police department

ItemKing CityCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1951,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
There are a total of 19 King City police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.2% less than the California average and 56% 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
Pine Canyon, CA2,2432121,3021,514
Greenfield, CA3,9745921,8992,491
Greenfield city, CA16,7156694,1094,777
San Lucas, CA2436694,1114,780
San Ardo, CA6476884,2314,919
King City, CA13,1714431,5491,992

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Belle Chasse, LA13,1712871,7792,066
Claremont, NH13,1691542,4522,606
Weigelstown, PA13,1743331,9152,248
Wauconda, IL13,18943681724
Streator, IL13,1524094,1704,580
King City, CA13,1714431,5491,992
Source: The King City, 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.