Reported Annual Crime In Taft

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTaft/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime391n/a (estimate)4,4343,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTaft/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape1n/a11.332.738.6
Robbery7n/a79.4135.0101.9
Assault50n/a567.0253.8237.8
Violent crime58n/a (estimate)658426373
Burglary79n/a895.8504.3491.4
Theft235n/a2,664.71,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a215.4436.8220.2
Property crime333n/a (estimate)3,7762,6182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Taft, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Taft, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Taft, CA averages 46% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 55% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Taft, CA is 54% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 77% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 44% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 52% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Taft, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Taft is 55% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.15 daily crimes that occur in Taft.
  • Taft is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Taft you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Taft has increased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Taft (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Taft, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Taft, CA are 1.46 times more than the California average and 1.55 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Taft, CA are 1.54 times more than than California and 1.77 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Taft, CA are 1.44 times more than than California and 1.52 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Taft (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Taft, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Taft, CA ranks safer than 12% of every city located within California along with 12% 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 Taft, CA. As a result, Taft, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Taft

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Taft is 1 in 153
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Taft is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Taft is 1 in 23
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Taft, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Taft, CA, you have a 1 in 153 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 27. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Taft, CA is 1 in 23.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Taft, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Taft, CA has increased by 27% and the rate of property crime in Taft, CA has increased by 22%. The total crime rate in Taft, CA has increased by 22% year to year.

Taft police department

ItemTaftCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2251,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

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
South Taft, CA1,6802391,4701,709
Maricopa, CA1,1582391,4701,709
Taft Heights, CA2,6122601,5971,856
Ford City, CA4,1544432,7203,163
Valley Acres, CA7175653,4744,040
Taft, CA9,0636583,7764,434

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sheffield, AL9,0676764,4825,158
Thomaston, GA9,0684903,9154,405
Columbia City, IN9,0571021,7411,843
Fallston, MD9,0562841,4391,723
Fitzgerald, GA9,0547755,2055,980
Taft, CA9,0636583,7764,434
Source: The Taft, 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.