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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 33%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime220n/a (estimate)1,5392,5812,346
Murder0n/a0.05.66.5
Rape8n/a56.034.238.4
Robbery4n/a28.0113.673.9
Assault20n/a139.9288.7279.7
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)224442388
Burglary29n/a202.9369.7314.2
Theft133n/a930.51,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft26n/a181.9427.6246.0
Property crime188n/a (estimate)1,3152,1391,958

Key findings

  • Auburn crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Auburn are 42% lower than the national average
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Auburn is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Auburn has decreased by 24%

Auburn crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Auburn (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Auburn, per 100,000 residents. In Auburn, the total number of daily crimes is 1.68 times less than the California average and 1.52 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Auburn are 1.97 times less than the California average and 1.73 times less than the national average. For property crime, Auburn has a daily crime rate that is 1.63 times less than the California average and 1.49 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Auburn (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Auburn, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Auburn safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Auburn is safer than 73% of California cities, and 52% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Auburn. At this time, Auburn sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Auburn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Auburn is 1 in 447
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Auburn is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Auburn is 1 in 65
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Auburn, California you have a 1 in 447 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 77 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Auburn.

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

      A good indicator of whether Auburn is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Auburn has decreased by 36%, while the property crime rate in Auburn has decreased by 21% year over year. The number of total crimes in Auburn has decreased by 24% year over year.

      Auburn police department

      ItemAuburnCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
      There are a total of 26 Auburn police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.8% less than the California average and 42% 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
      Granite Bay, CA22,8401868981,084
      Meadow Vista, CA3,2141899131,101
      Newcastle, CA1,2491919241,115
      Lake of the Pines, CA3,9362009661,166
      Sheridan, CA1,4502059901,194
      Lincoln, CA45,675781,1371,215
      Auburn Lake Trails, CA3,9462111,0221,233
      Auburn, CA13,8582241,3151,539

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hickory Hills, IL13,8581521,3981,550
      Big Bear City, CA13,8595642,7273,291
      Fairburn, GA13,860221645865
      Brookside, DE13,8534872,2122,700
      East Islip, NY13,8532258741,099
      Auburn, CA13,8582241,3151,539
      Source: The Auburn, 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.