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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 4%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEl Cerrito CDP/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,715 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)429 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,285 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • El Cerrito CDP crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in El Cerrito CDP are 13% higher than the national average
  • In El Cerrito CDP you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • El Cerrito CDP is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in El Cerrito CDP has decreased by 4%

El Cerrito CDP crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In El Cerrito CDP (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in El Cerrito CDP

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in El Cerrito CDP is 1 in 233
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in El Cerrito CDP is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in El Cerrito CDP is 1 in 37

      Year Over Year Crime In El Cerrito CDP (per 100,000 people)

      El Cerrito CDP police department

      ItemEl Cerrito CDPCaliforniaNational
      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
      Black Point-Green Point, CA1,59263334397
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00063334397
      Castle Hill, CA1,20263334397
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12363334397
      Belvedere, CA2,0170515515
      San Miguel, CA3,21485453538
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59585453538
      El Cerrito CDP, CA5,6994292,2852,715

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Forest, MS5,7002442,5012,745
      Sinton, TX5,7018483,5034,351
      Loudon, TN5,70169808877
      Rupert, ID5,7022571,6421,899
      Belle Fourche, SD5,6962342,2372,471
      El Cerrito CDP, CA5,6994292,2852,715
      Source: The El Cerrito CDP, 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.