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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 21%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottonwood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,985 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)316 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,669 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Cottonwood crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cottonwood are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Cottonwood you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cottonwood is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cottonwood has decreased by 2%

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      Daily Crime In Cottonwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cottonwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 317
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 51

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

      Cottonwood police department

      ItemCottonwoodCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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.

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      Palo Cedro, CA1,3791698951,064
      Shasta, CA1,7371719011,072
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      Bend, CA5975873,1053,692
      Anderson, CA10,1565783,4424,021
      Redding, CA91,3206643,5104,175
      Cottonwood, CA3,6443161,6691,985

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      Vivian, LA3,6453862,2232,609
      Las Lomas, TX3,6463191,8222,141
      Quartzsite, AZ3,6464062,8423,248
      Oakhurst, NJ3,64281523604
      Wadsworth, IL3,646110498608
      Cottonwood, CA3,6443161,6691,985
      Source: The Cottonwood, 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.