Reported Annual Crime In Shafter

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShafter/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime681n/a (estimate)3,8503,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShafter/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.74.84.9
Rape6n/a33.932.738.6
Robbery11n/a62.2135.0101.9
Assault45n/a254.4253.8237.8
Violent crime63n/a (estimate)356426373
Burglary180n/a1,017.5504.3491.4
Theft296n/a1,673.31,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft142n/a802.7436.8220.2
Property crime618n/a (estimate)3,4942,6182,487
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 26% higher than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 35% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Shafter, CA shows a crime rate that is 16% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 4% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Shafter, CA is shown to be 33% higher than the California average and 40% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shafter is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.55 daily crimes that occur in Shafter.
  • Shafter is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shafter you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shafter has increased by 31%.

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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 1.26 times more than the California average and 1.35 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Shafter, CA is 1.20 times less than the California average and 1.05 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Shafter, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times more than the California average and 1.40 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 32% of cities in California and 26% 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 281
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shafter is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shafter is 1 in 26
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 281. 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 29 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 26.

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 increased by 33%, while the property crime rate in Shafter, CA has increased by 30% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Shafter, CA has increased by 31% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Shafter police department

ItemShafterCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2951,506556,527
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 49% 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
Buttonwillow, CA1,3712391,4681,707
Rosedale, CA14,8263392,0812,420
McFarland, CA12,7844401,9862,426
Greenacres, CA4,9493532,1712,524
Bakersfield, CA358,7004844,1614,646
Shafter, CA17,2613563,4943,850

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cocoa, FL17,2611,9107,6589,568
North Babylon, NY17,2623411,4391,780
Buckhall, VA17,2651181,1241,242
Durango, CO17,2682493,5313,780
Jenison, MI17,2714051,8372,242
Shafter, CA17,2613563,4943,850
Source: The Shafter, 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.