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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 97%
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 peopleMendota/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime283n/a (estimate)2,4662,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape5n/a43.639.242.6
Robbery6n/a52.3137.386.2
Assault75n/a653.5266.5246.8
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)749447381
Burglary50n/a435.7416.2376.0
Theft78n/a679.71,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft69n/a601.3392.4228.9
Property crime197n/a (estimate)1,7172,3802,200

Key findings

  • Mendota crime rates are 4% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mendota are 97% higher than the national average
  • In Mendota you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mendota is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mendota has increased by 43%

Mendota crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Mendota (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mendota 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 Mendota (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.15 times less than the state average and 1.05 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Mendota on a daily basis are 1.67 times more than than California average and 1.97 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mendota are 1.39 times less than the daily state average and 1.28 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Mendota (higher is better)

      Is Mendota safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Mendota to other cities in the state and across the country, Mendota is 12% safer than other cities of California and 12% safer than other cities in the nation. Mendota has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mendota

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mendota is 1 in 134
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mendota is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mendota is 1 in 41
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mendota? If you reside in Mendota, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 134. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 59 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Mendota, is 1 in 41.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Mendota is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Mendota has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 16% in Mendota, while property crimes in Mendota have increased by 59%. Total crime has increased by 43% year over year.

      Mendota police department

      ItemMendotaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1251,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Mendota police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70.5% less than the California average and 67.3% 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
      South Dos Palos, CA2,5682801,4931,774
      Firebaugh, CA8,1765331,3151,849
      San Joaquin, CA4,0114642,4732,937
      Tranquillity, CA7247063,7584,464
      Mendota, CA11,3947491,7172,466

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haysville, KS11,3934062,4952,900
      Ionia, MI11,3964301,0741,504
      Woodmere, LA11,3915903,5934,183
      Centerton, AR11,4033998791,278
      Signal Hill, CA11,4047345,8926,626
      Mendota, CA11,3947491,7172,466
      Source: The Mendota, 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.