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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleCeres/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,680n/a (estimate)3,4222,8282,580
Murder1n/a2.04.45.0
Rape13n/a26.539.242.6
Robbery74n/a150.7137.386.2
Assault140n/a285.1266.5246.8
Violent crime228n/a (estimate)464447381
Burglary325n/a661.9416.2376.0
Theft792n/a1,613.01,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft335n/a682.3392.4228.9
Property crime1,452n/a (estimate)2,9572,3802,200

Key findings

  • Ceres crime rates are 33% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ceres are 22% higher than the national average
  • In Ceres you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ceres is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ceres has decreased by 9%

Ceres crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ceres (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Ceres, CA per 100,000 people. In Ceres, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.21 times more than the California average and 1.33 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Ceres is 1.04 times more than the California average and 1.22 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Ceres has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times more than the California average and 1.34 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Ceres (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Ceres safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Ceres is safer than 23% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Ceres is safer than 19% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Ceres. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Ceres is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ceres

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ceres is 1 in 216
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ceres is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ceres is 1 in 30
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Ceres, California? If you reside in Ceres, then there is a 1 in 216 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 34. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ceres.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Ceres is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Ceres has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Ceres, while property crimes in Ceres have decreased by 10%. Total crime has decreased by 9% year over year.

      Ceres police department

      ItemCeresCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 67 Ceres police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.8% less than the California average and 55.4% less than the National average.

      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
      Del Rio, CA1,57763334397
      East Oakdale, CA3,157131696826
      Hughson, CA7,160921,1541,246
      Ripon, CA14,971631,4171,480
      Waterford, CA8,7082221,2641,486
      Airport, CA1,6052511,3361,587
      Parklawn, CA1,1502511,3361,587
      Ceres, CA47,2314642,9573,422

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pearl City, HI47,2412452,8223,067
      East Providence, RI47,2601051,0841,189
      Minot, ND47,3382742,0702,345
      Wauwatosa, WI47,3881132,5722,685
      Lawrence, IN47,4154282,2062,634
      Ceres, CA47,2314642,9573,422
      Source: The Ceres, 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.