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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 37%
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 peopleBenicia/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime393n/a (estimate)1,3802,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape1n/a3.537.542.6
Robbery13n/a45.7132.481.6
Assault2n/a7.0267.1250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)56441379
Burglary72n/a252.9386.1340.5
Theft250n/a878.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft55n/a193.2358.8219.9
Property crime377n/a (estimate)1,3242,3312,110

Key findings

  • Benicia crime rates are 45% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Benicia are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Benicia you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Benicia is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Benicia has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Benicia (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Benicia, CA per 100,000 people. In Benicia, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.01 times less than the California average and 1.80 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Benicia is 7.85 times less than the California average and 6.75 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Benicia has a daily crime rate that is 1.76 times less than the California average and 1.59 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Benicia (higher is better)

      How safe is Benicia, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Benicia is safer than 90% of the cities in California and 72% 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 Benicia. Overall, Benicia is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benicia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benicia is 1 in 1780
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benicia is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Benicia is 1 in 73
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Benicia? If you reside in Benicia, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1780. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 76 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Benicia, is 1 in 73.

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

      A good indicator of whether Benicia 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 Benicia has decreased by 53%, while the property crime rate in Benicia has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Benicia has decreased by 5% year over year.

      Benicia police department

      ItemBeniciaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5151,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
      There are a total of 51 Benicia police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.6% less than the California average and 42.9% 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
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12362327389
      Green Valley, CA1,22462327389
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00062327389
      Castle Hill, CA1,20262327389
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59584444528
      San Miguel, CA3,21484444528
      Saranap, CA6,211143758901
      Benicia, CA27,780561,3241,380

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sahuarita, AZ27,7801391,1151,255
      Aberdeen, SD27,7835542,1792,733
      Melrose, MA27,787114612725
      Saugus, MA27,7732541,2691,522
      Shaker Heights, OH27,7731278881,015
      Benicia, CA27,780561,3241,380
      Source: The Benicia, 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.