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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 87%
Property crime 69%
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 peopleDanville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime319n/a (estimate)7092,7722,489
Murder1n/a2.24.35.0
Rape5n/a11.137.542.6
Robbery7n/a15.6132.481.6
Assault10n/a22.2267.1250.2
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)51441379
Burglary36n/a80.0386.1340.5
Theft247n/a548.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft13n/a28.9358.8219.9
Property crime296n/a (estimate)6582,3312,110

Key findings

  • Danville crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Danville are 87% lower than the national average
  • In Danville you have a 1 in 142 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Danville is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Danville has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Danville (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Danville for every 100,000 residents. The Danville total amount of daily crime is 3.91 times less than the California average and 3.51 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Danville, is 8.63 times less than the California average, and it is 7.42 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Danville has a daily crime average that is 3.54 times less than the California average and 3.21 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Danville (higher is better)

      Is Danville 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 Danville to other cities in the state and across the country, Danville is 99% safer than other cities of California and 85% safer than other cities in the nation. Danville has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Danville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Danville is 1 in 1957
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Danville is 1 in 153
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Danville is 1 in 142
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Danville? In Danville, you have a 1 in 1957 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 153. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Danville, CA is 1 in 142.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Danville is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Danville has increased by 46% and the rate of property crime in Danville has decreased by 9%. The total crime rate in Danville has decreased by 6% year to year.

      Danville police department

      ItemDanvilleCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12362327389
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00062327389
      Castle Hill, CA1,20262327389
      Norris Canyon, CA1,04662327389
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59584444528
      San Miguel, CA3,21484444528
      Camino Tassajara, CA3,45684444528
      Danville, CA43,75851658709

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Miami Beach, FL43,7226033,3823,984
      El Centro, CA43,6993232,6732,995
      Coachella, CA43,8262711,9232,194
      Lompoc, CA43,6786802,4693,148
      York, PA43,8485002,2912,791
      Danville, CA43,75851658709
      Source: The Danville, 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.