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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 41%
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 peopleCotati/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime135n/a (estimate)1,7672,7722,489
Murder1n/a13.14.35.0
Rape6n/a78.537.542.6
Robbery5n/a65.4132.481.6
Assault28n/a366.4267.1250.2
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)523441379
Burglary15n/a196.3386.1340.5
Theft68n/a889.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft12n/a157.0358.8219.9
Property crime95n/a (estimate)1,2432,3312,110

Key findings

  • Cotati crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cotati are 38% higher than the national average
  • In Cotati you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cotati is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cotati has decreased by 3%

Cotati crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Cotati (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Cotati 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 Cotati (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.57 times less than the state average and 1.41 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Cotati on a daily basis are 1.19 times more than than California average and 1.38 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Cotati are 1.88 times less than the daily state average and 1.70 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Cotati (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Cotati safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Cotati is safer than 26% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Cotati is safer than 22% 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 Cotati. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Cotati is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cotati

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cotati is 1 in 192
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cotati is 1 in 81
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cotati is 1 in 57
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Cotati, California you have a 1 in 192 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 81 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cotati.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Cotati is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Cotati has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 9% in Cotati, while property crimes in Cotati have decreased by 8%. Total crime has decreased by 3% year over year.

      Cotati police department

      ItemCotatiCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.63.3
      There are a total of 16 Cotati police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.1% less than the California average and 33.5% 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
      Deer Park, CA1,09262327389
      Kenwood, CA1,22762328391
      Temelec, CA1,62766347413
      Penngrove, CA2,94069366435
      Eldridge, CA1,44598519618
      Graton, CA1,665142749891
      Tomales, CA2451789421,120
      Cotati, CA7,4155231,2431,767

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Middleborough Center, MA7,4153281,1801,508
      Baywood, NY7,4153231,2371,560
      South Cleveland, TN7,4145772,5733,150
      Crystal City, TX7,414124563687
      Kennedale, TX7,4132161,5131,729
      Cotati, CA7,4155231,2431,767
      Source: The Cotati, 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.