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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 9%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmerican Canyon/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime461n/a (estimate)2,2672,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape8n/a39.339.242.6
Robbery13n/a63.9137.386.2
Assault35n/a172.1266.5246.8
Violent crime56n/a (estimate)275447381
Burglary54n/a265.5416.2376.0
Theft311n/a1,529.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft40n/a196.7392.4228.9
Property crime405n/a (estimate)1,9912,3802,200

Key findings

  • American Canyon crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in American Canyon are 28% lower than the national average
  • In American Canyon you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • American Canyon is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in American Canyon has increased by 1%

American Canyon crime map

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The American Canyon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in American Canyon as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The American Canyon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In American Canyon (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in American Canyon on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in American Canyon (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.25 times less than the state average and 1.14 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in American Canyon on a daily basis are 1.62 times less than than California average and 1.38 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in American Canyon are 1.20 times less than the daily state average and 1.10 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is American Canyon (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of American Canyon to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is American Canyon safe? The gauges above illustrate that American Canyon is safer than 55% of every city located within California along with 41% 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. As a result, American Canyon, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in American Canyon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in American Canyon is 1 in 364
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in American Canyon is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in American Canyon is 1 in 45
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In American Canyon, California you have a 1 in 364 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in American Canyon.

      Year Over Year Crime In American Canyon (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in American Canyon, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in American Canyon has increased by 16%, the amount of property crime in American Canyon has decreased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in American Canyon has increased by 1% year over year.

      American Canyon police department

      ItemAmerican CanyonCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Black Point-Green Point, CA1,59263334397
      Green Valley, CA1,22463334397
      Temelec, CA1,62767355421
      Eldridge, CA1,445100530630
      Crockett, CA3,1031749271,101
      Green Valley CDP (Los Angeles County), CA1,0001769371,113
      Alhambra Valley, CA5011819621,142
      American Canyon, CA20,3342751,9912,267

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gardner, MA20,3344441,7582,202
      Lathrop, CA20,3316473,4454,091
      Mililani Mauka, HI20,3221962,2572,453
      Crest Hill, IL20,3161989571,155
      Makakilo, HI20,3532522,9043,156
      American Canyon, CA20,3342751,9912,267
      Source: The American Canyon, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.