Reported Annual Crime In Sacramento

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSacramento/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18,832n/a (estimate)3,8012,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSacramento/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder41n/a8.34.95.3
Rape88n/a17.834.940.4
Robbery1,136n/a229.3139.6102.8
Assault2,284n/a461.0265.9248.5
Violent crime3,549n/a (estimate)716445386
Burglary3,070n/a619.6479.8468.9
Theft9,389n/a1,895.01,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft2,824n/a570.0450.3236.9
Property crime15,283n/a (estimate)3,0852,5532,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Sacramento, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, CA crime rates are 27% higher than in comparison to the California mean and are 34% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Sacramento, CA has a rate that is 61% higher than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 85% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Sacramento, CA is 21% higher than its state's mean, and 26% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gold River, CA7,6582031,1641,367
Wilton, CA4,6702491,4311,680
Elk Grove, CA158,4553221,3801,702
Mather, CA4,8063301,8952,226
Rancho Cordova, CA67,1673391,9862,325
Davis, CA66,0931592,4452,604
Clarksburg, CA4063872,2222,610
Sacramento, CA476,0757163,0853,801

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sacramento is 34% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.41 daily crimes that occur in Sacramento.
  • Sacramento is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sacramento you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sacramento has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Sacramento (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sacramento, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Sacramento, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.27 times more than the California average and 1.34 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Sacramento, CA is 1.61 times more than the California average and 1.85 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Sacramento, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.21 times more than the California average and 1.26 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Sacramento (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sacramento, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sacramento, CA ranks safer than 9% of every city located within California along with 10% 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 Sacramento, CA. As a result, Sacramento, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sacramento

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sacramento is 1 in 140
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sacramento is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sacramento is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sacramento, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sacramento, CA you have a 1 in 140 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sacramento, CA.

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

A good indicator of whether Sacramento, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Sacramento, CA has increased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Sacramento, CA has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Sacramento, CA has increased by 2% year over year.

Sacramento police department

ItemSacramentoCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)86151,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
There are a total of 861 Sacramento police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50% less than the California average and 44.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Long Beach, CA468,5945972,9853,583
Kansas City, MO465,0051,6554,3576,012
Mesa, AZ452,0914292,3452,774
Fresno, CA506,1326113,9114,522
Virginia Beach, VA445,6231552,1762,331
Sacramento, CA476,0757163,0853,801
Source: The Sacramento, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.