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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHuron/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime115n/a (estimate)1,8422,8432,324
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)1,025500370
Vehicle theft12n/a192.2471.9282.7
Property crime51n/a (estimate)8172,3431,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Huron, CA

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Huron crime rate is 20.7% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Huron, there were 64 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 1025 per 100,000 individuals, 177.2% higher than the national average. Additionally, Huron recorded 51 property crimes, amounting to 817 per 100,000 residents, 58.2% lower than the U.S. average.

With a violent crime rate of 1025 crimes per 100,000 residents, Huron is known as one of the most dangerous cities in the United States. In fact, Huron ranks in the bottom 10% of all cities that reported violent crime last year. This translates into a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime. Keep in mind that some areas will be safer than others and this doesn't necessarily mean that the entire city suffers from a high violent crime rate.

In the most recently reported crime year, Huron registered zero reported homicides. This statistic not only designates the area as an exemplar of security but also emanates a profound sense of safety within its community. A minimal incidence of severe violent crime not only fosters a strong sense of well-being among residents but also sets a commendable standard for other regions aiming to cultivate similarly safe surroundings.

Is Huron a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Huron is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Huron has a total crime rate that is 21% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 0.32 daily crimes (0.18 violent daily crimes and 0.14 daily property crimes) in Huron.

Has Crime in Huron Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Huron has decreased by 26.8% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Huron is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has decreased by 24.7%, while property crime has decreased by 29.2%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Huron.

Potential Causes for Crime in Huron

High population density areas are often large urban centers with diverse economic opportunities. These areas can exacerbate income inequality, with pockets of poverty existing alongside affluence. Areas with economic disparities may experience higher property crimes and, in some cases, violent crimes. On the other hand, areas with low population density tend to see lower Huron crime rates. The population density in Huron is 4426.4 people per square mile, while the national average is 90.6 people per square mile.

In Huron, 23% of residents have graduated from high school, whereas the national average stands at 83%. The educational makeup of a community can exert a significant influence on crime rates. Typically, higher levels of educational attainment are associated with reduced crime rates, as they furnish individuals with improved employment prospects and viable alternatives to engaging in criminal activities. Conversely, communities characterized by lower educational achievement often grapple with higher crime rates, as limited opportunities may drive individuals towards criminal behavior.

The quality of housing and neighborhood conditions can influence crime rates. Neglected or run-down neighborhoods with poorly maintained properties may be more susceptible to criminal activities. In areas with housing affordability challenges, crime can emerge as a prominent issue. Certain individuals and families may find themselves residing in cramped or inadequate housing settings, amplifying stress levels and potentially fostering domestic conflicts and associated criminal incidents. It's worth noting that the median home price in Huron stands at $161,100, a contrast to the national average of $184,700.

Huron crime map

The Huron crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Huron as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Huron crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Huron crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Huron crime rates are 21% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Huron are 177% higher than the national average
      • In Huron you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Huron is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Huron has decreased by 14%

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        Daily Crime In Huron (per 100,000 people)

        The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Huron, CA per 100,000 people. In Huron, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.54 times less than the California average and 1.26 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Huron is 2.05 times more than the California average and 2.77 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Huron has a daily crime rate that is 2.87 times less than the California average and 2.39 times less than the overall daily national average.

        How Safe is Huron (higher is better)

        Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Huron safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Huron is safer than 11% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Huron is safer than 8% 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 Huron. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Huron is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Huron

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Huron is 1 in 98
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Huron is 1 in 123
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Huron is 1 in 55
        Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Huron, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 98. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 123 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Huron is 1 in 55.

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

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Huron is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Huron has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 11% in Huron, while property crimes in Huron have decreased by 17%. Total crime has decreased by 14% year over year.

        Huron police department

        Item Huron California National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1051,506558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
        There are a total of 10 Huron police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.9% less than the California average and 55.4% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in California

        State Total offenders California /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Avenal, CA13,033310476786
        Coalinga, CA17,2527188551,573
        Kettleman City, CA1,2452811,3151,596
        Huron, CA7,0841,0258171,842

        Cities with similar population

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Rockville, CT7,0841701,6921,862
        Cottage Grove, WI7,08641150191
        Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN7,081154779933
        Sound Beach, NY7,0803701,4831,853
        Unionville, NC7,0892931,4941,787
        Huron, CA7,0841,0258171,842
        Source: The Huron, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.