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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 104%
Property crime 42%
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 peopleClearlake/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime579n/a (estimate)3,7602,7722,489
Murder1n/a6.54.35.0
Rape19n/a123.437.542.6
Robbery36n/a233.8132.481.6
Assault63n/a409.1267.1250.2
Violent crime119n/a (estimate)773441379
Burglary146n/a948.1386.1340.5
Theft210n/a1,363.61,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft104n/a675.3358.8219.9
Property crime460n/a (estimate)2,9872,3312,110

Key findings

  • Clearlake crime rates are 51% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clearlake are 104% higher than the national average
  • In Clearlake you have a 1 in 27 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 8%

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 1.36 times more than the California average and 1.51 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Clearlake is 1.75 times more than the California average and 2.04 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Clearlake has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times more than the California average and 1.42 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 6% 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 130
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clearlake is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clearlake is 1 in 27
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Clearlake, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 130. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 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 27.

      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 increased by 7% in Clearlake, while property crimes in Clearlake have decreased by 11%. Total crime has decreased by 8% 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, CA1,4951911,0111,202
      Cobb, CA1,1222021,0691,271
      Clearlake Oaks, CA1,8412321,2261,458
      North Lakeport, CA2,8512371,2511,487
      Lower Lake, CA1,5582441,2871,531
      Nice, CA2,2602571,3611,618
      Clearlake Riviera, CA3,2043001,5861,886
      Clearlake, CA15,0707732,9873,760

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sterling, IL15,0711793,3843,563
      Cherryland, CA15,0665542,9283,482
      Otsego, MN15,0652412,1242,365
      Hereford, TX15,0865502,1042,654
      Newton, IA15,0903292,1382,467
      Clearlake, CA15,0707732,9873,760
      Source: The Clearlake, 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.