Reported Annual Crime In Kensington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime59n/a (estimate)1,1002,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.95.3
Rape0n/a0.034.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.0139.6102.8
Assault3n/a55.9265.9248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)56445386
Burglary20n/a372.9479.8468.9
Theft36n/a671.11,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0450.3236.9
Property crime56n/a (estimate)1,0442,5532,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Kensington, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Kensington, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Kensington, CA crime rates are 63% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 61% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Kensington, CA has a rate that is 87% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 86% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Kensington, CA is 59% lower than its state's mean, and 57% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kensington is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.01 daily crimes that occur in Kensington.
  • Kensington is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kensington you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kensington has decreased by 33%.

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Daily Crime In Kensington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Kensington, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Kensington, CA the total number of daily crimes is 2.73 times less than the California average and 2.58 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Kensington, CA is 7.96 times less than the California average and 6.91 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Kensington, CA has a daily crime rate that is 2.45 times less than the California average and 2.35 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Kensington (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Kensington, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Kensington, CA has been ranked safer than 95% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Kensington, CA is safer than 82% 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 Kensington, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Kensington, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kensington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kensington is 1 in 1789
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kensington is 1 in 96
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kensington is 1 in 91
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Kensington, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Kensington, CA, you have a 1 in 1789 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 96. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Kensington, CA is 1 in 91.

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

Determining whether Kensington, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Kensington, CA has increased by 195% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 35% year over year. Total crimes for Kensington, CA has decreased by 33% in the same time frame.

Kensington police department

ItemKensingtonCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1051,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
There are a total of 10 Kensington police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.6% less than the California average and 40.7% 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
Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00062358421
Black Point-Green Point, CA1,59262358421
Shell Ridge, CA1,12362358421
Castle Hill, CA1,20262358421
Reliez Valley, CA3,59585486571
San Miguel, CA3,21485486571
Orinda, CA18,93651797848
Kensington, CA5,602561,0441,100

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Lebanon, KY5,6041931,7511,944
Vinita, OK5,5991421,2101,352
Alma, AR5,5998405,6486,488
Exeter, PA5,6053111,7162,027
Avra Valley, AZ5,6063732,3642,737
Kensington, CA5,602561,0441,100
Source: The Kensington, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.