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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 80%
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.
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 peopleCayucos/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)498 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)79 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)419 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Cayucos crime rates are 80% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cayucos are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Cayucos you have a 1 in 201 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cayucos is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cayucos has decreased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In Cayucos (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cayucos

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cayucos is 1 in 1262
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cayucos is 1 in 239
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cayucos is 1 in 201

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

      Cayucos police department

      ItemCayucosCaliforniaNational
      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

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      Morro Bay, CA10,5191981,1951,393
      Cambria, CA6,1982401,2701,510
      Atascadero, CA29,5162131,6121,825
      El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA31,1781631,9862,149
      Templeton, CA7,5253691,9512,320
      Los Osos, CA15,6033962,0912,486
      San Luis Obispo, CA46,7164023,6414,043
      Cayucos, CA2,98779419498

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      Park Hills, KY2,98767772839
      Hartley, CA2,988144762906
      Emmitsburg, MD2,9862058821,088
      Toftrees, PA2,98657261318
      Leesburg, GA2,9891701,1881,358
      Cayucos, CA2,98779419498
      Source: The Cayucos, 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.