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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 64%
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 peopleHollister/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime425n/a (estimate)1,0522,7722,489
Murder1n/a2.54.35.0
Rape15n/a37.137.542.6
Robbery27n/a66.8132.481.6
Assault71n/a175.7267.1250.2
Violent crime114n/a (estimate)282441379
Burglary61n/a151.0386.1340.5
Theft174n/a430.71,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft76n/a188.1358.8219.9
Property crime311n/a (estimate)7702,3312,110

Key findings

  • Hollister crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hollister are 26% lower than the national average
  • In Hollister you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hollister is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hollister has decreased by 24%

Hollister crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hollister (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hollister on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hollister (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 2.64 times less than the state average and 2.37 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Hollister on a daily basis are 1.56 times less than than California average and 1.34 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hollister are 3.03 times less than the daily state average and 2.74 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Hollister (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Hollister safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hollister is safer than 69% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Hollister is safer than 51% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Hollister. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hollister is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hollister

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hollister is 1 in 355
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hollister is 1 in 130
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hollister is 1 in 96
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hollister? If you reside in Hollister, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 355. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 130 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Hollister, is 1 in 96.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Hollister, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Hollister has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Hollister has decreased by 26% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hollister has decreased by 24% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Hollister police department

      ItemHollisterCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3051,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.83.63.3
      There are a total of 30 Hollister police officers. This results in 0.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 76.8% less than the California average and 74.2% 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
      Ridgemark, CA3,175102541643
      Aromas, CA2,5081628551,017
      San Juan Bautista, CA2,3271789391,117
      Tres Pinos, CA5502521,3331,585
      Salinas, CA155,8894982,2512,749
      Prunedale, CA19,6284552,4072,863
      Gilroy, CA52,5764182,4612,878
      Hollister, CA36,9012827701,052

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brighton, NY36,8754201,6052,025
      Hobbs, NM36,8636554,1214,776
      Lynnwood, WA36,8612914,7755,066
      Kearns, UT36,9523343,0693,403
      Oakville, MO36,8383021,6121,914
      Hollister, CA36,9012827701,052
      Source: The Hollister, 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.