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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 44%
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 peopleKing City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime207n/a (estimate)1,4552,8282,580
Murder1n/a7.04.45.0
Rape7n/a49.239.242.6
Robbery5n/a35.1137.386.2
Assault19n/a133.5266.5246.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)225447381
Burglary53n/a372.5416.2376.0
Theft93n/a653.61,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft29n/a203.8392.4228.9
Property crime175n/a (estimate)1,2302,3802,200

Key findings

  • King City crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in King City are 41% lower than the national average
  • In King City you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • King City is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in King City has decreased by 19%

King City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In King City (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in King City 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 King City (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.94 times less than the state average and 1.77 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in King City on a daily basis are 1.99 times less than than California average and 1.69 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in King City are 1.94 times less than the daily state average and 1.79 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is King City (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is King City safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that King City is safer than 75% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, King City is safer than 55% 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 King City. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that King City is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in King City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in King City is 1 in 445
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in King City is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in King City is 1 in 69
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in King City, California? If you reside in King City, then there is a 1 in 445 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 82. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 69 risk that you will become a victim of crime in King City.

      Year Over Year Crime In King City (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in King City, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in King City has decreased by 45%, while the property crime rate in King City has decreased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, King City has decreased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      King City police department

      ItemKing CityCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1951,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
      There are a total of 19 King City police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.2% less than the California average and 55.8% 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
      Pine Canyon, CA1,7991709031,072
      Greenfield, CA16,9945491,0921,640
      Greenfield CDP, CA4,5824642,4732,937
      San Lucas, CA3627223,8464,568
      King City, CA13,5322251,2301,455

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bexley, OH13,534942,8652,958
      Lebanon, NH13,5281621,7381,900
      Lakeland South, WA13,5253112,9403,252
      Cherry Hill Mall, NJ13,5401302,8713,001
      Hendersonville, NC13,5483772,4902,867
      King City, CA13,5322251,2301,455
      Source: The King City, 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.