Reported Annual Crime In Porterville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePorterville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,570n/a (estimate)2,8163,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePorterville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a3.64.84.9
Rape12n/a21.532.738.6
Robbery41n/a73.5135.0101.9
Assault131n/a234.9253.8237.8
Violent crime186n/a (estimate)334426373
Burglary314n/a563.1504.3491.4
Theft844n/a1,513.61,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft226n/a405.3436.8220.2
Property crime1,384n/a (estimate)2,4822,6182,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Porterville, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Porterville, 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 Porterville, CA crime rate is 8% lower than the California average and is 2% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Porterville, CA has a violent crime rate that is 22% lower than the California average and 10% lower than the national average. For property crime, Porterville, CA is 5% lower than the California average and equal to the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Porterville is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.71 daily crimes that occur in Porterville.
  • Porterville is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Porterville you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Porterville has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Porterville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Porterville, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Porterville, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.08 times less than the California average and 1.02 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Porterville, CA is 1.28 times less than the California average, and it is 1.12 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Porterville, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.05 times less than the California average and 1.00 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Porterville (higher is better)

How safe is Porterville, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Porterville, CA is safer than 43% of the cities in California and 34% 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 Porterville, CA. Overall, Porterville, CA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Porterville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Porterville is 1 in 300
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Porterville is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Porterville is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Porterville, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Porterville, CA you have a 1 in 300 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 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Porterville, CA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Porterville, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Porterville, CA has increased by 17%, the amount of property crime in Porterville, CA has increased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Porterville, CA has increased by 15% year to year.

Porterville police department

ItemPortervilleCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8251,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 82 Porterville police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.1% less than the California average and 54.8% 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
Teviston, CA1,8232391,4701,709
Woodville, CA1,9612391,4701,709
Poplar-Cotton Center, CA2,7642671,6431,910
Terra Bella, CA2,9122671,6431,910
Pixley, CA3,7693251,9952,319
Porterville, CA54,9493342,4822,816

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Margate, FL54,9292031,8422,044
Buckeye, AZ54,927451,7871,832
Spring, TX54,9925033,4573,960
South Hill, WA54,8783544,3144,668
The Hammocks, FL54,8334702,8623,332
Porterville, CA54,9493342,4822,816
Source: The Porterville, 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.