Reported Annual Crime In Tehachapi

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTehachapi/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime382n/a (estimate)2,9453,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTehachapi/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape8n/a61.732.738.6
Robbery5n/a38.5135.0101.9
Assault31n/a239.0253.8237.8
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)339426373
Burglary109n/a840.3504.3491.4
Theft195n/a1,503.31,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft34n/a262.1436.8220.2
Property crime338n/a (estimate)2,6062,6182,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Tehachapi, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Tehachapi, 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 Tehachapi, CA crime rate is 3% lower than the California average and is 3% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Tehachapi, CA has a violent crime rate that is 20% lower than the California average and 9% lower than the national average. For property crime, Tehachapi, CA is equal to the California average and 5% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tehachapi is 3% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.07 daily crimes that occur in Tehachapi.
  • Tehachapi is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tehachapi you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tehachapi has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Tehachapi (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Tehachapi, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Tehachapi, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.03 times less than the California average and 1.03 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Tehachapi, CA are 1.26 times less than the California average and 1.10 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Tehachapi, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.00 times less than the California average and 1.05 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Tehachapi (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Tehachapi, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Tehachapi, CA has been ranked safer than 40% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Tehachapi, CA is safer than 33% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Tehachapi, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Tehachapi, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tehachapi

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tehachapi is 1 in 295
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tehachapi is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tehachapi is 1 in 34
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Tehachapi, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Tehachapi, CA, then there is a 1 in 295 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 39. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 34 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Tehachapi, CA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Tehachapi, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Tehachapi, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 14% in Tehachapi, CA, while property crimes in Tehachapi, CA have increased by 10%. Crimes in total for Tehachapi, CA have increased by 6% year over year.

Tehachapi police department

ItemTehachapiCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1651,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.63.3
There are a total of 16 Tehachapi police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70% less than the California average and 66.8% 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
Stallion Springs, CA2,983115613728
Bear Valley Springs, CA5,0583372,0702,407
Golden Hills, CA8,3984812,9553,436
Keene, CA3255363,2953,831
Tehachapi, CA13,8183392,6062,945

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Mount Holly, NC13,8152202,1332,353
Gardendale, AL13,8094674,5735,040
Newington, VA13,80486815901
Las Vegas, NM13,8331,0763,0774,153
Chippewa Falls, WI13,8032929491,241
Tehachapi, CA13,8183392,6062,945
Source: The Tehachapi, 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.