Reported Annual Crime In Avenal

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAvenal/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime215n/a (estimate)1,7842,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAvenal/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.34.65.3
Rape8n/a66.437.241.7
Robbery5n/a41.5143.298.0
Assault52n/a431.4264.2248.9
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)548449383
Burglary62n/a514.4446.9430.4
Theft65n/a539.21,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft22n/a182.5425.9237.4
Property crime149n/a (estimate)1,2362,4972,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Avenal, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Avenal, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Avenal, CA is 39% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 35% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Avenal, CA has 22% higher than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 43% higher than the national average. In property crime, Avenal, CA is 50% lower than the average of California and is 48% lower than the national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Avenal crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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  • The overall crime rate in Avenal is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.89 daily crimes that occur in Avenal.
  • Avenal is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Avenal you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Avenal has increased by 4%.

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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. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Avenal, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.65 times less than the California average and 1.54 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Avenal, CA is 1.22 times more than the California average and 1.43 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Avenal, CA has a daily crime rate that is 2.02 times less than the California average and 1.91 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Avenal (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Avenal, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Avenal, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Avenal, CA is 70% safer than other cities of California and 55% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Avenal, CA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Avenal, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Avenal

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Avenal is 1 in 183
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Avenal is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Avenal is 1 in 57
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Avenal, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Avenal, CA, then there is a 1 in 183 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 81. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 57 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Avenal, CA.

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

A good indicator of whether Avenal, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Avenal, CA has increased by 182%, while the property crime rate in Avenal, CA has decreased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Avenal, CA has increased by 4% 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
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
Kettleman City, CA1,5862521,4021,654
Huron, CA6,8219477741,721
Coalinga, CA16,6097571,2832,040
Avenal, CA13,5905481,2361,784

Cities with similar population

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East Wenatchee, WA13,5891212,7672,887
Oatfield, OR13,5922232,3562,579
Mebane, NC13,5923973,9614,357
Henderson, TX13,5877033,6594,362
Riviera Beach, MD13,5865442,4162,960
Avenal, CA13,5905481,2361,784
Source: The Avenal, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.