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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 51%
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 peopleFairfield/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,224n/a (estimate)3,5682,7722,489
Murder5n/a4.24.35.0
Rape48n/a40.537.542.6
Robbery162n/a136.8132.481.6
Assault227n/a191.8267.1250.2
Violent crime442n/a (estimate)373441379
Burglary359n/a303.3386.1340.5
Theft2,780n/a2,348.31,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft643n/a543.2358.8219.9
Property crime3,782n/a (estimate)3,1952,3312,110

Key findings

  • Fairfield crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairfield are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Fairfield you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairfield is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairfield has increased by 9%

Fairfield crime map

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      Daily Crime In Fairfield (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Fairfield 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 Fairfield (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.29 times more than the state average and 1.43 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Fairfield on a daily basis are 1.18 times less than than California average and 1.02 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Fairfield are 1.37 times more than the daily state average and 1.51 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Fairfield (higher is better)

      How safe is Fairfield, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Fairfield is safer than 25% of the cities in California and 21% 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 Fairfield. Overall, Fairfield is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfield is 1 in 268
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfield is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfield is 1 in 29
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fairfield? In Fairfield, CA you have a 1 in 268 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fairfield.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Fairfield is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Fairfield has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 25% in Fairfield, while property crimes in Fairfield have increased by 15%. Total crime has increased by 9% year over year.

      Fairfield police department

      ItemFairfieldCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)17851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
      There are a total of 178 Fairfield police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54% less than the California average and 48.9% 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
      Green Valley, CA1,22462327389
      Allendale, CA1,34962327389
      Hartley, CA2,988144762906
      Crockett, CA3,1031729081,079
      Green Valley CDP (Los Angeles County), CA1,0001749181,091
      Silverado Resort, CA9881789421,120
      Benicia, CA27,780561,3241,380
      Fairfield, CA110,9533733,1953,568

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Jordan, UT110,9282242,1722,396
      Inglewood, CA111,0126132,1222,735
      Rochester, MN111,3962151,8812,096
      Manchester, NH110,2316012,3722,973
      Clearwater, FL111,7473992,3922,792
      Fairfield, CA110,9533733,1953,568
      Source: The Fairfield, 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.