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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 12%
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 peopleFolsom/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,566n/a (estimate)1,9592,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape12n/a15.037.542.6
Robbery29n/a36.3132.481.6
Assault41n/a51.3267.1250.2
Violent crime82n/a (estimate)103441379
Burglary278n/a347.8386.1340.5
Theft1,127n/a1,410.01,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft79n/a98.8358.8219.9
Property crime1,484n/a (estimate)1,8572,3312,110

Key findings

  • Folsom crime rates are 21% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Folsom are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Folsom you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Folsom is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Folsom has increased by 16%

Folsom crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Folsom (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Folsom, per 100,000 residents. In Folsom, the total number of daily crimes is 1.42 times less than the California average and 1.27 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Folsom are 4.30 times less than the California average and 3.70 times less than the national average. For property crime, Folsom has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times less than the California average and 1.14 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Folsom (higher is better)

      How safe is Folsom, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Folsom is safer than 75% of the cities in California and 56% 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 Folsom. Overall, Folsom 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 975
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Folsom is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Folsom is 1 in 52
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Folsom? In Folsom, CA you have a 1 in 975 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 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Folsom.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Folsom, 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 Folsom has decreased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Folsom has increased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in Folsom has increased by 16% year over 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
      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
      Lincoln, CA45,675669621,028
      Granite Bay, CA22,8401859791,164
      Newcastle, CA1,2491901,0071,197
      Gold River, CA7,6522081,0971,305
      Rancho Murieta, CA5,5072391,2641,503
      Rocklin, CA60,509981,4341,532
      El Dorado Hills, CA43,4952461,3001,546
      Folsom, CA74,9601031,8571,959

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Charles, LA75,0445253,6924,217
      Plymouth, MN75,105461,1641,209
      Bethlehem, PA75,1103781,7342,112
      Pharr, TX75,1722901,7592,050
      Wyoming, MI74,6924821,4711,953
      Folsom, CA74,9601031,8571,959
      Source: The Folsom, 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.