Reported Annual Crime In Folsom

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFolsom/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,293n/a (estimate)1,6542,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFolsom/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape21n/a26.937.241.7
Robbery21n/a26.9143.298.0
Assault22n/a28.1264.2248.9
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)82449394
Burglary257n/a328.8446.9430.4
Theft847n/a1,083.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft125n/a159.9425.9237.4
Property crime1,229n/a (estimate)1,5732,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Folsom, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Folsom, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Folsom, CA is 44% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 40% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Folsom, CA has 82% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 79% lower than the national average. In property crime, Folsom, CA is 37% lower than the average of California and is 33% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Folsom is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.53 daily crimes that occur in Folsom.
  • Folsom is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Folsom you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Folsom has not changed.

Compare Folsom, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Folsom (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Folsom, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Folsom, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.78 times less than the California average and 1.67 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Folsom, CA are 5.49 times less than the California average and 4.81 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Folsom, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.59 times less than the California average and 1.50 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Folsom (higher is better)

How safe is Folsom, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Folsom, CA is safer than 88% of the cities in California and 70% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Folsom, CA. Overall, Folsom, CA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Folsom

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Folsom is 1 in 1222
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Folsom is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in Folsom is 1 in 61
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Folsom, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Folsom, CA you have a 1 in 1222 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 64 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Folsom, CA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Folsom, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Folsom, CA has decreased by 12%, the amount of property crime in Folsom, CA has increased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Folsom, CA has not changed year to year.

Folsom police department

ItemFolsomCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9851,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 98 Folsom police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.2% less than the California average and 59.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Granite Bay, CA22,8401891,0491,237
Newcastle, CA1,2491941,0781,272
Lincoln, CA45,675921,2671,359
Gold River, CA7,6522111,1761,387
Rancho Murieta, CA5,5072431,3541,598
El Dorado Hills, CA43,4952501,3931,643
Shingle Springs, CA4,3232531,4071,660
Folsom, CA74,960821,5731,654

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Charles, LA75,0448224,5385,360
Plymouth, MN75,105801,2301,311
Bethlehem, PA75,1107881,8042,592
Pharr, TX75,1722602,1322,392
Wyoming, MI74,6924672,1882,655
Folsom, CA74,960821,5731,654
Source: The Folsom, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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