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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 30%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMartinez/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime653n/a (estimate)1,6882,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape17n/a43.937.542.6
Robbery26n/a67.2132.481.6
Assault40n/a103.4267.1250.2
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)215441379
Burglary99n/a255.9386.1340.5
Theft386n/a997.61,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft85n/a219.7358.8219.9
Property crime570n/a (estimate)1,4732,3312,110

Key findings

  • Martinez crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Martinez are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Martinez you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Martinez is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Martinez has increased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Martinez (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Martinez, CA per 100,000 people. In Martinez, the total number of daily crimes is 1.64 times less than the California average and 1.47 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Martinez is 2.06 times less than the California average and 1.77 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Martinez has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times less than the California average and 1.43 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Martinez (higher is better)

      How safe is Martinez, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Martinez is safer than 71% of the cities in California and 51% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Martinez. Overall, Martinez is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Martinez

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Martinez is 1 in 467
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Martinez is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Martinez is 1 in 60
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Martinez, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 467. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 68 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 Martinez is 1 in 60.

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

      Determining whether Martinez is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Martinez violent crime rates have increased by 14%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Martinez has increased by 9% in the same time frame.

      Martinez police department

      ItemMartinezCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 47 Martinez police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.6% less than the California average and 60.6% 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
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00062327389
      Castle Hill, CA1,20262327389
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12362327389
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59584444528
      San Miguel, CA3,21484444528
      Camino Tassajara, CA3,45684444528
      Danville, CA43,75851658709
      Martinez, CA37,5442151,4731,688

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oviedo, FL37,545131684815
      Delaware, OH37,5541481,1741,322
      Spanish Fork, UT37,56517818835
      Park Ridge, IL37,56730793822
      Spartanburg, SC37,5701,1876,4897,676
      Martinez, CA37,5442151,4731,688
      Source: The Martinez, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.