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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleCrescent City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime255n/a (estimate)4,0832,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape2n/a32.039.242.6
Robbery8n/a128.1137.386.2
Assault25n/a400.3266.5246.8
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)560447381
Burglary18n/a288.2416.2376.0
Theft199n/a3,186.61,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a48.0392.4228.9
Property crime220n/a (estimate)3,5232,3802,200

Key findings

  • Crescent City crime rates are 58% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Crescent City are 47% higher than the national average
  • In Crescent City you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Crescent City is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Crescent City has not changed

Crescent City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Crescent City (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Crescent City for every 100,000 residents. The Crescent City total amount of daily crime is 1.44 times more than the California average and 1.58 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Crescent City, is 1.25 times more than the California average, and it is 1.47 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Crescent City has a daily crime average that is 1.48 times more than the California average and 1.60 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Crescent City (higher is better)

      Is Crescent City 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 Crescent City to other cities in the state and across the country, Crescent City is 13% safer than other cities of California and 12% safer than other cities in the nation. Crescent City has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Crescent City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Crescent City is 1 in 179
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crescent City is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Crescent City is 1 in 25
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Crescent City, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 179. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 29 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 Crescent City is 1 in 25.

      Year Over Year Crime In Crescent City (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Crescent City, California (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 Crescent City has decreased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Crescent City has increased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Crescent City has not changed year over year.

      Crescent City police department

      ItemCrescent CityCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1251,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Crescent City police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57% less than the California average and 52.2% 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
      Bertsch-Oceanview, CA2,0642671,4241,691
      Fort Dick, CA8305813,0933,674
      Gasquet, CA7496523,4724,124
      Smith River, CA8276663,5454,210
      Crescent City, CA6,9655603,5234,083

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Homeacre-Lyndora, PA6,9652621,2771,539
      Minnetrista, MN6,96339811850
      Milton, PA6,9689681,2762,244
      Sturtevant, WI6,96143603646
      Beacon Square, FL6,9714662,7623,228
      Crescent City, CA6,9655603,5234,083
      Source: The Crescent City, 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.