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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 31%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFortuna/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime398n/a (estimate)3,2552,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape3n/a24.539.242.6
Robbery9n/a73.6137.386.2
Assault34n/a278.0266.5246.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)376447381
Burglary61n/a498.9416.2376.0
Theft257n/a2,101.71,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft34n/a278.0392.4228.9
Property crime352n/a (estimate)2,8792,3802,200

Key findings

  • Fortuna crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fortuna are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Fortuna you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fortuna is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fortuna has decreased by 30%

Fortuna crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fortuna (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Fortuna for every 100,000 residents. The Fortuna total amount of daily crime is 1.15 times more than the California average and 1.26 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fortuna, is 1.19 times less than the California average, and it is 1.01 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Fortuna has a daily crime average that is 1.21 times more than the California average and 1.31 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Fortuna (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Fortuna, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Fortuna safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Fortuna is safer than 31% of California cities, and 25% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Fortuna. At this time, Fortuna sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fortuna

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fortuna is 1 in 266
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fortuna is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fortuna is 1 in 31
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Fortuna, California? If you reside in Fortuna, then there is a 1 in 266 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 35. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 31 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Fortuna.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Fortuna, 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 Fortuna has decreased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Fortuna has decreased by 33%, and the total amount of crime in Fortuna has decreased by 30% year over year.

      Fortuna police department

      ItemFortunaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2451,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.63.3
      There are a total of 24 Fortuna police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.9% less than the California average and 38.7% 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
      Hydesville, CA1,1581648741,039
      Bayview CDP (Contra Costa County), CA1,7531749251,098
      Cutten, CA2,9822031,0781,281
      Bayview, CA2,5272511,3361,587
      Pine Hills, CA3,4402551,3571,611
      Humboldt Hill, CA3,7102841,5111,795
      Ferndale, CA1,4194371,4571,894
      Fortuna, CA11,9173762,8793,255

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Martinsville, NJ11,91779535614
      Mango, FL11,9165173,0623,578
      Plano, IL11,92977616693
      Festus, MO11,9294631,6712,134
      Robertsville, NJ11,930106719826
      Fortuna, CA11,9173762,8793,255
      Source: The Fortuna, 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.