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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 5%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,307 (estimate)2,1752,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a38.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a55.086.2
Assaultn/an/an/a113.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)225 (estimate)212381
Burglaryn/an/an/a384.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,348.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,082 (estimate)1,9632,200

Key findings

  • California crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in California are 41% lower than the national average
  • In California you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • California is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in California has decreased by 8%

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      Daily Crime In California (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in California

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in California is 1 in 445
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in California is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in California is 1 in 44

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

      California police department

      ItemCaliforniaKentuckyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,359558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.3

      Sex offenders in Kentucky

      StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
      Kentucky9,099222266
      There are a total of 9,099 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 222 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 17% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Coldstream, OH1,23639306345
      Fort Thomas, KY16,31737418455
      Claryville, KY2,63745415460
      Sherwood, OH3,34268527595
      Turpin Hills, OH5,17691708799
      Taylor Mill, KY6,71959752811
      Fruit Hill, OH3,74393723816
      California, KY1032252,0822,307

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Friendly, WV1034342,2242,658
      Shirleysburg, PA1034632,2542,717
      Love Valley, NC1035003,2963,795
      Zemple, MN1033563,2223,578
      Miramiguoa Park, MO1036383,3654,003
      California, KY1032252,0822,307
      Source: The California, KY 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.