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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 22%
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 peopleJackson/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime157n/a (estimate)3,3042,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape2n/a42.139.242.6
Robbery3n/a63.1137.386.2
Assault24n/a505.1266.5246.8
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)610447381
Burglary27n/a568.2416.2376.0
Theft93n/a1,957.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft8n/a168.4392.4228.9
Property crime128n/a (estimate)2,6942,3802,200

Key findings

  • Jackson crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jackson are 60% higher than the national average
  • In Jackson you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jackson is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jackson has decreased by 17%

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

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      Daily Crime In Jackson (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Jackson, CA per 100,000 people. In Jackson, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.17 times more than the California average and 1.28 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Jackson is 1.36 times more than the California average and 1.60 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Jackson has a daily crime rate that is 1.13 times more than the California average and 1.22 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Jackson (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Jackson to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Jackson safe? The gauges above illustrate that Jackson is safer than 16% of every city located within California along with 13% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Jackson, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jackson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jackson is 1 in 164
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jackson is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson is 1 in 31
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Jackson? In Jackson, you have a 1 in 164 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 38. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson, CA is 1 in 31.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Jackson is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Jackson has decreased by 5% and the rate of property crime in Jackson has decreased by 20%. The total crime rate in Jackson has decreased by 17% year to year.

      Jackson police department

      ItemJacksonCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1051,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.63.3
      There are a total of 10 Jackson police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.8% less than the California average and 34.2% 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
      Ione, CA7,05664714777
      Mountain Ranch, CA1,1701879981,185
      Red Corral, CA1,8601901,0131,203
      Pine Grove, CA1,6531931,0291,222
      Pioneer, CA1,2111951,0411,236
      Buckhorn, CA2,7252311,2311,462
      Sutter Creek, CA2,487391,5091,548
      Jackson, CA4,6306102,6943,304

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Perry, UT4,6301531,5571,710
      Hawthorne, NY4,631123508632
      Tea, SD4,6281401,3101,450
      Rock Hill, MO4,628651,1521,218
      Lemoyne, PA4,6271969571,153
      Jackson, CA4,6306102,6943,304
      Source: The Jackson, 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.