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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 79%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAvenal/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime127n/a (estimate)9782,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape7n/a53.937.542.6
Robbery3n/a23.1132.481.6
Assault59n/a454.2267.1250.2
Violent crime69n/a (estimate)531441379
Burglary26n/a200.1386.1340.5
Theft28n/a215.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a30.8358.8219.9
Property crime58n/a (estimate)4462,3312,110

Key findings

  • Avenal crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Avenal are 40% higher than the national average
  • In Avenal you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Avenal is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Avenal has decreased by 27%

Avenal crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Avenal (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Avenal, CA per 100,000 people. In Avenal, the total number of daily crimes is 2.84 times less than the California average and 2.55 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Avenal is 1.20 times more than the California average and 1.40 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Avenal has a daily crime rate that is 5.22 times less than the California average and 4.73 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Avenal (higher is better)

      Is Avenal safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Avenal to other cities in the state and across the country, Avenal is 29% safer than other cities of California and 24% safer than other cities in the nation. Avenal has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Avenal

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Avenal is 1 in 189
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Avenal is 1 in 224
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Avenal is 1 in 103
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Avenal, California? If you reside in Avenal, then there is a 1 in 189 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 224. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 103 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Avenal.

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

      A good indicator of whether Avenal 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 Avenal has increased by 46%, while the property crime rate in Avenal has decreased by 54% year over year. The number of total crimes in Avenal has decreased by 27% year over year.

      Avenal police department

      ItemAvenalCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Avenal police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70% less than the California average and 66.7% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kettleman City, CA1,5862481,3091,556
      Coalinga, CA16,6092511,3271,577
      Huron, CA6,8211,1287611,889
      Avenal, CA13,590531446978

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Wenatchee, WA13,589561,3431,399
      Mebane, NC13,5922784,2654,542
      Oatfield, OR13,5922242,1552,379
      Henderson, TX13,5875603,8714,431
      Riviera Beach, MD13,5864942,1202,614
      Avenal, CA13,590531446978
      Source: The Avenal, 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.