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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 21%
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 peopleCastro Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,060 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)326 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,734 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Castro Valley crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Castro Valley are 14% lower than the national average
  • In Castro Valley you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Castro Valley is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Castro Valley has decreased by 6%

Castro Valley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Castro Valley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Castro Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Castro Valley is 1 in 307
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Castro Valley is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Castro Valley is 1 in 49

      Year Over Year Crime In Castro Valley (per 100,000 people)

      Castro Valley police department

      ItemCastro ValleyCaliforniaNational
      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
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12363334397
      Sunol, CA1,00463334397
      Norris Canyon, CA1,04663334397
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00063334397
      Castle Hill, CA1,20263334397
      Camino Tassajara, CA3,45685453538
      San Miguel, CA3,21485453538
      Castro Valley, CA62,8253261,7342,060

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bowling Green, KY62,8243054,8515,156
      Greenville, SC62,7765294,0374,566
      Cheyenne, WY62,8793233,9874,310
      South Jordan, UT62,7511041,9552,059
      Waltham, MA62,6991878951,082
      Castro Valley, CA62,8253261,7342,060
      Source: The Castro Valley, 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.