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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 30%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarpinteria/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime234n/a (estimate)1,7072,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape0n/a0.039.242.6
Robbery2n/a14.6137.386.2
Assault20n/a145.9266.5246.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)160447381
Burglary36n/a262.5416.2376.0
Theft148n/a1,079.31,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft28n/a204.2392.4228.9
Property crime212n/a (estimate)1,5462,3802,200

Key findings

  • Carpinteria crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carpinteria are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Carpinteria you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carpinteria is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carpinteria has decreased by 26%

Carpinteria crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Carpinteria (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Carpinteria, per 100,000 residents. In Carpinteria, the total number of daily crimes is 1.66 times less than the California average and 1.51 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Carpinteria are 2.79 times less than the California average and 2.37 times less than the national average. For property crime, Carpinteria has a daily crime rate that is 1.54 times less than the California average and 1.42 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Carpinteria (higher is better)

      How safe is Carpinteria, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Carpinteria is safer than 77% of the cities in California and 59% 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 Carpinteria. Overall, Carpinteria is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carpinteria

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carpinteria is 1 in 624
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carpinteria is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carpinteria is 1 in 59
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Carpinteria, California? If you reside in Carpinteria, then there is a 1 in 624 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 65. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 59 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Carpinteria.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Carpinteria is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Carpinteria has decreased by 35% and the rate of property crime in Carpinteria has decreased by 24%. The total crime rate in Carpinteria has decreased by 25% year to year.

      Carpinteria police department

      ItemCarpinteriaCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Summerland, CA1,14663334397
      Toro Canyon, CA1,71463334397
      Mission Canyon, CA2,76970373443
      Ojai, CA7,58179895974
      Montecito, CA9,193157835992
      Meiners Oaks, CA3,3481921,0251,217
      Oak View, CA4,4722721,4471,719
      Carpinteria, CA13,5531601,5461,707

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monroe, OH13,552922,4952,587
      Martinsville, VA13,5514153,6164,031
      Wauconda, IL13,5493141,5031,817
      Hendersonville, NC13,5483772,4902,867
      Roselle Park, NJ13,56037759796
      Carpinteria, CA13,5531601,5461,707
      Source: The Carpinteria, CA 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.