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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 49%
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 peopleDavis/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,297n/a (estimate)3,2922,7722,489
Murder2n/a2.94.35.0
Rape21n/a30.137.542.6
Robbery44n/a63.1132.481.6
Assault40n/a57.3267.1250.2
Violent crime107n/a (estimate)153441379
Burglary274n/a392.7386.1340.5
Theft1,816n/a2,602.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft100n/a143.3358.8219.9
Property crime2,190n/a (estimate)3,1392,3312,110

Key findings

  • Davis crime rates are 32% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Davis are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Davis you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Davis is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Davis has increased by 27%

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      Daily Crime In Davis (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Davis, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Davis are 1.19 times more than the California average and 1.32 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Davis are 2.88 times less than than California and 2.47 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Davis are 1.35 times more than than California and 1.49 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Davis (higher is better)

      How safe is Davis, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Davis is safer than 46% of the cities in California and 34% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Davis. Overall, Davis is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Davis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Davis is 1 in 653
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Davis is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Davis is 1 in 31
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Davis? If you reside in Davis, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 653. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 32 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Davis, is 1 in 31.

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

      Determining whether Davis is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Davis violent crime rates have decreased by 9%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 29% year over year. Total crimes for Davis has increased by 27% in the same time frame.

      Davis police department

      ItemDavisCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8951,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 89 Davis police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63% less than the California average and 58.9% 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
      Allendale, CA1,34962327389
      Monument Hills, CA1,864103543646
      Hartley, CA2,988144762906
      Winters, CA6,9741491,5601,709
      Dixon, CA19,1442601,8722,132
      Vacaville, CA95,6073272,4142,742
      Woodland, CA57,5523662,4322,798
      Davis, CA66,8861533,1393,292

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kissimmee, FL66,8404872,5143,001
      Kenner, LA66,9542242,9333,157
      Maple Grove, MN66,969791,5131,592
      St. Cloud, MN66,7704363,5764,013
      Oshkosh, WI66,7132841,5971,882
      Davis, CA66,8861533,1393,292
      Source: The Davis, 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.