Reported Annual Crime In Shafter

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShafter/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime609n/a (estimate)3,2732,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShafter/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.44.95.3
Rape7n/a37.634.940.4
Robbery6n/a32.2139.6102.8
Assault28n/a150.5265.9248.5
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)226445386
Burglary174n/a935.1479.8468.9
Theft249n/a1,338.11,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft144n/a773.9450.3236.9
Property crime567n/a (estimate)3,0472,5532,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Shafter, 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 9% higher than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 15% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Shafter, CA shows a crime rate that is 49% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 42% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Shafter, CA is shown to be 19% higher than the California average and 24% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Buttonwillow, CA1,3242501,4311,681
McFarland, CA13,3912311,4511,683
Rosedale, CA17,0503542,0292,383
Greenacres, CA4,7373692,1172,486
Tupman, CA2167194,1264,845
Cherokee Strip, CA1647194,1264,845
Mexican Colony, CA3687194,1264,845
Shafter, CA17,8012263,0473,273

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shafter is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.97 daily crimes that occur in Shafter.
  • Shafter is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shafter you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shafter has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Shafter (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Shafter, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Shafter, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.09 times more than the California average and 1.15 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Shafter, CA is 1.97 times less than the California average and 1.71 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Shafter, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times more than the California average and 1.24 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Shafter (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Shafter, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Shafter, CA being safer than 49% of cities in California and 37% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Shafter, CA. In conclusion, Shafter, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shafter

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shafter is 1 in 444
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shafter is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shafter is 1 in 31
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Shafter, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Shafter, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 444. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 33 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Shafter, CA is 1 in 31.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Shafter, 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 Shafter, CA has decreased by 37%, while the property crime rate in Shafter, CA has decreased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Shafter, CA has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Shafter police department

ItemShafterCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2951,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
There are a total of 29 Shafter police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.8% less than the California average and 48.7% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maumelle, AR17,7951332,2912,424
Central Point, OR17,7931822,8413,023
Godfrey, IL17,8094792,2502,729
Dumont, NJ17,78817527544
Durango, CO17,8172363,9354,170
Shafter, CA17,8012263,0473,273
Source: The Shafter, 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.