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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 47%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsHillcrest/100k peopleBakersfield/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime17,8401,163 (estimate)4,5972,7722,489
Murder34n/a8.84.35.0
Rape116n/a29.937.542.6
Robbery701n/a180.6132.481.6
Assault915n/a235.8267.1250.2
Violent crime1,76641 (estimate)455441379
Burglary3,888n/a1,001.9386.1340.5
Theft9,277n/a2,390.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft2,909n/a749.6358.8219.9
Property crime16,0741,122 (estimate)4,1422,3312,110

Key findings

  • Hillcrest crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hillcrest are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Hillcrest you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hillcrest is safer than 93% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Bakersfield has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Hillcrest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hillcrest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hillcrest is 1 in 2440
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hillcrest is 1 in 90
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hillcrest is 1 in 86

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

      Bakersfield police department

      ItemHillcrestBakersfieldCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a47351,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.33.6

      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.

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      Weedpatch, CA2,3942771,4631,739
      Greenacres, CA4,7373681,9472,315
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      Lamont, CA15,4397203,8044,524
      Bakersfield, CA367,5554554,1424,597

      Cities with similar population

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      Tampa, FL361,4774051,6292,034
      New Orleans, LA382,9221,1455,2936,437
      Arlington, TX383,8995112,8073,317
      Aurora, CO351,1317352,9183,653
      Honolulu, HI349,5972713,0023,272
      Bakersfield, CA367,5554554,1424,597
      Source: The Hillcrest, Bakersfield, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.