B+
Total crime 40%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 40%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCambria/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,406 (estimate)2,5812,346
Murdern/an/an/a5.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a34.238.4
Robberyn/an/an/a113.673.9
Assaultn/an/an/a288.7279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)241 (estimate)442388
Burglaryn/an/an/a369.7314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a427.6246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,165 (estimate)2,1391,958

Key findings

  • Cambria crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cambria are 38% lower than the national average
  • In Cambria you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cambria is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cambria has decreased by 7%

Cambria crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Cambria (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cambria

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cambria is 1 in 416
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cambria is 1 in 86
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cambria is 1 in 72

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

      Cambria police department

      ItemCambriaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cayucos, CA2,98779384464
      Lake Nacimiento, CA2,8711788601,038
      Oak Shores, CA2753191,5461,865
      Morro Bay, CA10,5194351,5031,938
      Cambria, CA6,1982411,1651,406

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shrewsbury, MO6,1971653,9514,116
      Enoch, UT6,199150436586
      Dahlonega, GA6,196130653783
      Oelwein, IA6,1953761,6252,001
      Covedale, OH6,1952051,2301,436
      Cambria, CA6,1982411,1651,406
      Source: The Cambria, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.