Annual Crime In Clayton (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime147n/a (estimate)1,1922,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape0n/a0.039.242.6
Robbery1n/a8.1137.386.2
Assault0n/a0.0266.5246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)8447381
Burglary11n/a89.2416.2376.0
Theft128n/a1,038.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a56.8392.4228.9
Property crime146n/a (estimate)1,1842,3802,200

Key findings

  • Clayton crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clayton are 98% lower than the national average
  • In Clayton you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clayton is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clayton has decreased by 4%

Clayton crime map

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Compare Clayton, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Clayton (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Clayton on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Clayton (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 2.37 times less than the state average and 2.16 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Clayton on a daily basis are 55.16 times less than than California average and 46.93 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Clayton are 2.01 times less than the daily state average and 1.86 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Clayton (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Clayton compared to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Clayton ranks safer than 95% of every city located within California along with 82% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Clayton, CA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clayton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clayton is 1 in 12331
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clayton is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton is 1 in 84
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Clayton? In Clayton, CA you have a 1 in 12331 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 85 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Clayton.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Clayton, CA (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Clayton has decreased by 76%, the amount of property crime in Clayton has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Clayton has decreased by 4% year over year.

      Clayton police department

      ItemClaytonCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1251,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Clayton police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70.3% less than the California average and 67% 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
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00063334397
      Castle Hill, CA1,20263334397
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12363334397
      Norris Canyon, CA1,04663334397
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59585453538
      Camino Tassajara, CA3,45685453538
      San Miguel, CA3,21485453538
      Clayton, CA11,65581,1841,192

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cypress Lake, FL11,6563762,2302,606
      Magnolia, AR11,6511932,3722,565
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661691,3411,410
      Red Oak, TX11,6631682,5662,734
      Endwell, NY11,6404351,7892,223
      Clayton, CA11,65581,1841,192
      Source: The Clayton, 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.