Reported Annual Crime In Grass Valley

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrass Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime826n/a (estimate)6,3802,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrass Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a15.44.65.3
Rape0n/a0.037.241.7
Robbery9n/a69.5143.298.0
Assault65n/a502.0264.2248.9
Violent crime76n/a (estimate)587449383
Burglary125n/a965.5446.9430.4
Theft515n/a3,977.81,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft110n/a849.6425.9237.4
Property crime750n/a (estimate)5,7932,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Grass Valley, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Grass Valley, 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 Grass Valley, CA is 117% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 132% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Grass Valley, CA has 31% higher than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 53% higher than the national average. In property crime, Grass Valley, CA is 132% higher than the average of California and is 145% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Grass Valley crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Grass Valley is 132% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.48 daily crimes that occur in Grass Valley.
  • Grass Valley is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Grass Valley you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Grass Valley has increased by 5%.

Compare Grass Valley, CA Crime To Other Cities

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

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Grass Valley, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Grass Valley, CA the total number of daily crimes is 2.17 times more than the California average and 2.32 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Grass Valley, CA are 1.31 times more than the California average and 1.53 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Grass Valley, CA has a daily crime rate that is 2.32 times more than the California average and 2.45 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Grass Valley (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Grass Valley, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Grass Valley, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Grass Valley, CA is 8% safer than other cities of California and 8% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Grass Valley, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Grass Valley, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

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 171
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grass Valley is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Grass Valley is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Grass Valley, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Grass Valley, CA you have a 1 in 171 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 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Grass Valley, CA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Grass Valley, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Grass Valley, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 34% in Grass Valley, CA, while property crimes in Grass Valley, CA have increased by 12%. Crimes in total for Grass Valley, CA have increased by 5% 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
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
Lake of the Pines, CA3,9362031,1281,331
Penn Valley, CA1,6072131,1841,396
Rough and Ready, CA1,2712131,1861,400
Colfax, CA2,1892491,3841,633
Lake Wildwood, CA5,2893742,0782,452
Alta Sierra, CA6,6393922,1812,573
Alta, CA4485022,7923,294
Grass Valley, CA12,8615875,7936,380

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grenada, MS12,8633132,9883,300
Gaffney, SC12,8597163,4664,183
Luling, LA12,8553962,3952,791
Herrin, IL12,8682303,6713,902
Malibu, CA12,8532942,8333,127
Grass Valley, CA12,8615875,7936,380
Source: The Grass Valley, 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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