Reported Annual Crime In Martinez

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMartinez/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,005n/a (estimate)2,6503,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMartinez/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape4n/a10.532.738.6
Robbery22n/a58.0135.0101.9
Assault25n/a65.9253.8237.8
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)134426373
Burglary164n/a432.5504.3491.4
Theft570n/a1,503.11,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft220n/a580.1436.8220.2
Property crime954n/a (estimate)2,5162,6182,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Martinez, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Martinez, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Martinez, CA crime rates are 13% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 7% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Martinez, CA has a rate that is 68% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 64% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Martinez, CA is 4% lower than its state's mean, and 1% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Martinez is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.26 daily crimes that occur in Martinez.
  • Martinez is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Martinez you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Martinez has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Martinez (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Martinez, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Martinez, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.15 times less than the California average and 1.08 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Martinez, CA is 3.17 times less than the California average and 2.77 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Martinez, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.01 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Martinez (higher is better)

How safe is Martinez, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Martinez, CA is safer than 68% of the cities in California and 53% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Martinez, CA. Overall, Martinez, CA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Martinez

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Martinez is 1 in 744
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Martinez is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Martinez is 1 in 38
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Martinez, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Martinez, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 744. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 40 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 Martinez, CA is 1 in 38.

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

Determining whether Martinez, 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. Martinez, CA has decreased by 31% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Martinez, CA has decreased by 5% in the same time frame.

Martinez police department

ItemMartinezCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4751,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 47 Martinez police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.6% less than the California average and 60.8% 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
Shell Ridge, CA1,13960367427
Acalanes Ridge, CA1,22660367427
Camino Tassajara, CA1,78960367427
Castle Hill, CA1,22360367427
San Miguel, CA3,35581499580
Martinez, CA36,8761342,5162,650

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Beloit, WI36,8764833,0763,559
Keizer, OR36,8751472,1742,321
Brighton, NY36,8704441,8722,316
Oakton, VA36,86085806891
Dover, DE36,8267535,2906,044
Martinez, CA36,8761342,5162,650
Source: The Martinez, 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.