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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 20%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCitrus Heights/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,561n/a (estimate)2,8942,7722,489
Murder1n/a1.14.35.0
Rape46n/a52.037.542.6
Robbery76n/a85.9132.481.6
Assault190n/a214.7267.1250.2
Violent crime313n/a (estimate)354441379
Burglary372n/a420.4386.1340.5
Theft1,607n/a1,815.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft269n/a304.0358.8219.9
Property crime2,248n/a (estimate)2,5402,3312,110

Key findings

  • Citrus Heights crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Citrus Heights are 7% lower than the national average
  • In Citrus Heights you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Citrus Heights is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Citrus Heights has decreased by 8%

Citrus Heights crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Citrus Heights (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Citrus Heights, per 100,000 residents. In Citrus Heights, the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times more than the California average and 1.16 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Citrus Heights are 1.25 times less than the California average and 1.07 times less than the national average. For property crime, Citrus Heights has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times more than the California average and 1.20 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Citrus Heights (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Citrus Heights, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Citrus Heights safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Citrus Heights is safer than 35% of California cities, and 28% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Citrus Heights. At this time, Citrus Heights sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Citrus Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Citrus Heights is 1 in 283
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Citrus Heights is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Citrus Heights is 1 in 35
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Citrus Heights, California you have a 1 in 283 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Citrus Heights.

      Year Over Year Crime In Citrus Heights (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Citrus Heights is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Citrus Heights violent crime rates have decreased by 3%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Citrus Heights has decreased by 8% in the same time frame.

      Citrus Heights police department

      ItemCitrus HeightsCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 127 Citrus Heights police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.7% less than the California average and 54.1% 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
      Lincoln, CA45,675669621,028
      Granite Bay, CA22,8401859791,164
      Newcastle, CA1,2491901,0071,197
      Gold River, CA7,6522081,0971,305
      Rancho Murieta, CA5,5072391,2641,503
      Rocklin, CA60,509981,4341,532
      El Dorado Hills, CA43,4952461,3001,546
      Citrus Heights, CA85,9543542,5402,894

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fishers, IN85,88753769822
      Kirkland, WA85,8121122,2322,344
      Concord, NC85,7531221,6501,771
      Duluth, MN86,1643404,2754,615
      Sugar Land, TX85,681911,7091,801
      Citrus Heights, CA85,9543542,5402,894
      Source: The Citrus Heights, 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.