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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 34%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtascadero/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime477n/a (estimate)1,5762,5812,346
Murder0n/a0.05.66.5
Rape10n/a33.034.238.4
Robbery12n/a39.6113.673.9
Assault62n/a204.9288.7279.7
Violent crime84n/a (estimate)278442388
Burglary70n/a231.3369.7314.2
Theft293n/a968.11,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft30n/a99.1427.6246.0
Property crime393n/a (estimate)1,2982,1391,958

Key findings

  • Atascadero crime rates are 33% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Atascadero are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Atascadero you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Atascadero is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Atascadero has decreased by 14%

Atascadero crime map

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The Atascadero crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Atascadero 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 Atascadero crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Atascadero (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Atascadero, per 100,000 residents. In Atascadero, the total number of daily crimes is 1.64 times less than the California average and 1.49 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Atascadero are 1.59 times less than the California average and 1.40 times less than the national average. For property crime, Atascadero has a daily crime rate that is 1.65 times less than the California average and 1.51 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Atascadero (higher is better)

      How safe is Atascadero, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Atascadero is safer than 66% of the cities in California and 46% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Atascadero. Overall, Atascadero is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Atascadero

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Atascadero is 1 in 361
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atascadero is 1 in 78
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Atascadero is 1 in 64
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Atascadero? In Atascadero, you have a 1 in 361 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 78. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Atascadero, CA is 1 in 64.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Atascadero, 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 Atascadero has increased by 31%, the amount of property crime in Atascadero has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Atascadero has decreased by 14% year over year.

      Atascadero police department

      ItemAtascaderoCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.23.63.3
      There are a total of 36 Atascadero police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.4% less than the California average and 61.6% less than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cayucos, CA2,98779384464
      Santa Margarita, CA1,346163788950
      El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA31,1781631,1191,283
      Morro Bay, CA10,5194351,5031,938
      Whitley Gardens, CA2923641,7612,125
      Templeton, CA7,5253701,7902,160
      Los Osos, CA15,6033961,9192,315
      Atascadero, CA29,5162781,2981,576

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winter Park, FL29,5432792,1972,476
      Gloucester, MA29,546236315552
      DeLand, FL29,4425242,4252,949
      Lebanon, TN29,4395712,7993,370
      San Carlos, CA29,5961919241,115
      Atascadero, CA29,5162781,2981,576
      Source: The Atascadero, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.