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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 9%
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 peopleDurham/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,272 (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)361 (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)1,911 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Durham crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Durham are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Durham you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Durham is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Durham has decreased by 2%

Durham crime map

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      Daily Crime In Durham (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Durham

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Durham is 1 in 277
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Durham is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Durham is 1 in 45

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

      Durham police department

      ItemDurhamCaliforniaNational
      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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      Paradise, CA26,39682752833
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      Paradise CDP, CA1584262,2532,679
      Chico, CA89,3775812,5113,092
      Durham, CA5,6603611,9112,272

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      Durham, CA5,6603611,9112,272
      Source: The Durham, 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.