Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Lodi, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Lodi, CA has been ranked safer than 24% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Lodi, CA is safer than 20% 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 Lodi, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Lodi, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.