Reported Annual Crime In Visalia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVisalia/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,603n/a (estimate)3,5303,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVisalia/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a4.64.84.9
Rape106n/a81.332.738.6
Robbery130n/a99.7135.0101.9
Assault366n/a280.7253.8237.8
Violent crime608n/a (estimate)466426373
Burglary814n/a624.2504.3491.4
Theft2,621n/a2,009.91,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft560n/a429.4436.8220.2
Property crime3,995n/a (estimate)3,0642,6182,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Visalia, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Visalia, 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 Visalia, CA crime rate is 16% higher than the California average and is 23% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Visalia, CA has a violent crime rate that is 9% higher than the California average and 25% higher than the national average. For property crime, Visalia, CA is 17% higher than the California average and 23% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Visalia is 23% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.67 daily crimes that occur in Visalia.
  • Visalia is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Visalia you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Visalia has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Visalia (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Visalia, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Visalia, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.16 times more than the California average and 1.23 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Visalia, CA is 1.09 times more than the California average, and it is 1.25 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Visalia, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.17 times more than the California average and 1.23 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Visalia (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Visalia, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Visalia, CA has been ranked safer than 26% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Visalia, CA is safer than 22% 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 Visalia, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Visalia, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Visalia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Visalia is 1 in 215
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Visalia is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Visalia is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Visalia, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Visalia, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 215. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 33 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Visalia, CA is 1 in 29.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Visalia, 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 Visalia, CA has increased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Visalia, CA has increased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Visalia, CA has increased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Visalia police department

ItemVisaliaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19751,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 197 Visalia police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.3% less than the California average and 52.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Matheny, CA1,0982391,4701,709
Farmersville, CA10,6752951,4951,790
Patterson Tract, CA2,0412591,5931,852
London, CA2,0802671,6431,910
Woodlake, CA7,4525031,7292,232
Visalia, CA126,9424663,0643,530

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elizabeth, NJ126,9649082,9323,840
Gainesville, FL126,4657193,5684,286
East Los Angeles, CA127,6106824,1904,871
Topeka, KS127,6605675,1945,760
Waco, TX127,7965293,7394,267
Visalia, CA126,9424663,0643,530
Source: The Visalia, 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.