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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 23%
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 peopleDelano/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,675n/a (estimate)3,1522,8282,580
Murder10n/a18.84.45.0
Rape13n/a24.539.242.6
Robbery44n/a82.8137.386.2
Assault171n/a321.8266.5246.8
Violent crime238n/a (estimate)448447381
Burglary319n/a600.3416.2376.0
Theft656n/a1,234.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft462n/a869.4392.4228.9
Property crime1,437n/a (estimate)2,7042,3802,200

Key findings

  • Delano crime rates are 22% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Delano are 18% higher than the national average
  • In Delano you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Delano is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Delano has increased by 6%

Delano crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Delano (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Delano 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 Delano (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.11 times more than the state average and 1.22 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Delano on a daily basis are 1.00 times more than than California average and 1.18 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Delano are 1.14 times more than the daily state average and 1.23 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Delano (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Delano, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Delano safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Delano is safer than 25% of California cities, and 21% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Delano. At this time, Delano sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Delano

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Delano is 1 in 224
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delano is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Delano is 1 in 32
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Delano? In Delano, you have a 1 in 224 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 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Delano, CA is 1 in 32.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Delano, 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 Delano has decreased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Delano has increased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Delano has increased by 6% year over year.

      Delano police department

      ItemDelanoCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 68 Delano police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.3% less than the California average and 61.5% 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
      Alpaugh, CA1,1242511,3361,587
      McFarland, CA13,3913941,3701,764
      Richgrove, CA3,0963411,8132,154
      Terra Bella, CA3,2013411,8132,154
      Pixley, CA3,8403411,8132,154
      Earlimart, CA8,6776273,3403,968
      Allensworth, CA5617223,8464,568
      Delano, CA52,5384482,7043,152

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Burlington, NC52,5707753,5164,291
      Gilroy, CA52,5763542,7263,080
      West New York, NJ52,4072551,0481,303
      Levittown, PA52,4073061,4901,796
      Elkhart, IN52,3781,1853,5494,734
      Delano, CA52,5384482,7043,152
      Source: The Delano, 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.