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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 81%
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 peopleGrass Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime587n/a (estimate)4,5142,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape1n/a7.739.242.6
Robbery14n/a107.7137.386.2
Assault55n/a422.9266.5246.8
Violent crime70n/a (estimate)538447381
Burglary81n/a622.9416.2376.0
Theft386n/a2,968.31,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft50n/a384.5392.4228.9
Property crime517n/a (estimate)3,9762,3802,200

Key findings

  • Grass Valley crime rates are 75% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Grass Valley are 41% higher than the national average
  • In Grass Valley you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Grass Valley is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Grass Valley has decreased by 29%

Grass Valley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Grass Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Grass Valley, per 100,000 residents. In Grass Valley, the total number of daily crimes is 1.60 times more than the California average and 1.75 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Grass Valley are 1.20 times more than the California average and 1.41 times more than the national average. For property crime, Grass Valley has a daily crime rate that is 1.67 times more than the California average and 1.81 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Grass Valley (higher is better)

      Is Grass Valley safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Grass Valley to other cities in the state and across the country, Grass Valley is 12% safer than other cities of California and 11% safer than other cities in the nation. Grass Valley has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grass Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grass Valley is 1 in 186
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grass Valley is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Grass Valley is 1 in 23
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Grass Valley, California you have a 1 in 186 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 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Grass Valley.

      Year Over Year Crime In Grass Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Grass Valley is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Grass Valley has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 8% in Grass Valley, while property crimes in Grass Valley have decreased by 31%. Total crime has decreased by 29% year over year.

      Grass Valley police department

      ItemGrass ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.63.3
      There are a total of 27 Grass Valley police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.3% less than the California average and 35.9% 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
      Lake of the Pines, CA3,9362021,0751,277
      Penn Valley, CA1,6072121,1281,340
      Rough and Ready, CA1,2712121,1311,343
      Colfax, CA2,1892481,3191,567
      Lake Wildwood, CA5,2893721,9812,353
      Alta Sierra, CA6,6393902,0792,469
      Alta, CA4485002,6613,161
      Grass Valley, CA12,8615383,9764,514

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Grenada, MS12,8632562,6262,882
      Gaffney, SC12,8598117,0857,896
      Luling, LA12,8553832,3302,713
      Herrin, IL12,8682712,9083,179
      Malibu, CA12,8532872,9433,230
      Grass Valley, CA12,8615383,9764,514
      Source: The Grass Valley, 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.