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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleClearlake/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime615n/a (estimate)4,0902,8282,580
Murder4n/a26.64.45.0
Rape16n/a106.439.242.6
Robbery21n/a139.7137.386.2
Assault68n/a452.2266.5246.8
Violent crime109n/a (estimate)725447381
Burglary188n/a1,250.3416.2376.0
Theft220n/a1,463.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft98n/a651.7392.4228.9
Property crime506n/a (estimate)3,3652,3802,200

Key findings

  • Clearlake crime rates are 59% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clearlake are 90% higher than the national average
  • In Clearlake you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clearlake is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clearlake has decreased by 20%

Clearlake crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Clearlake (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Clearlake, CA per 100,000 people. In Clearlake, the total number of daily crimes is 1.45 times more than the California average and 1.59 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Clearlake is 1.62 times more than the California average and 1.90 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Clearlake has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times more than the California average and 1.53 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Clearlake (higher is better)

      Is Clearlake safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Clearlake to other cities in the state and across the country, Clearlake is 7% safer than other cities of California and 7% safer than other cities in the nation. Clearlake has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clearlake

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clearlake is 1 in 138
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clearlake is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clearlake is 1 in 25
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Clearlake, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 138. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 30 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Clearlake is 1 in 25.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Clearlake is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Clearlake has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 24% in Clearlake, while property crimes in Clearlake have decreased by 19%. Total crime has decreased by 20% year over year.

      Clearlake police department

      ItemClearlakeCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2951,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
      There are a total of 29 Clearlake police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.6% less than the California average and 41.7% 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
      Soda Bay, CA1,4951941,0321,226
      Cobb, CA1,1222051,0911,296
      Clearlake Oaks, CA1,8412351,2521,487
      North Lakeport, CA2,8512401,2771,517
      Lower Lake, CA1,5582471,3141,561
      Nice, CA2,2602611,3891,650
      Clearlake Riviera, CA3,2043041,6201,924
      Clearlake, CA15,0707253,3654,090

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sterling, IL15,0712322,9713,203
      Cherryland, CA15,0665622,9903,551
      Otsego, MN15,0652252,0372,262
      Hereford, TX15,0866552,3493,004
      Newton, IA15,0904733,3273,800
      Clearlake, CA15,0707253,3654,090
      Source: The Clearlake, 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.