Reported Annual Crime In Modesto

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleModesto/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime11,428n/a (estimate)5,3682,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleModesto/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder13n/a6.14.95.3
Rape103n/a48.434.940.4
Robbery481n/a225.9139.6102.8
Assault1,507n/a707.9265.9248.5
Violent crime2,104n/a (estimate)988445386
Burglary1,421n/a667.5479.8468.9
Theft6,350n/a2,982.91,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft1,553n/a729.5450.3236.9
Property crime9,324n/a (estimate)4,3802,5532,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Modesto, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Modesto, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Modesto, CA averages 79% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 89% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Modesto, CA is 122% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 156% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 72% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 79% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Modesto, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Modesto is 89% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.71 daily crimes that occur in Modesto.
  • Modesto is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Modesto you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Modesto has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Modesto (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Modesto, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Modesto, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.79 times more than the California average and 1.89 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Modesto, CA is 2.22 times more than the California average and 2.56 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Modesto, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.72 times more than the California average and 1.79 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Modesto (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Modesto, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Modesto, CA safer than 3% when compared to other California cities, and 3% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Modesto, CA. At this time, Modesto, CA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Modesto

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Modesto is 1 in 102
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Modesto is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Modesto is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Modesto, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Modesto, CA you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Modesto, CA.

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

A good indicator of whether Modesto, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Modesto, CA has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Modesto, CA has decreased by 9% year over year. The number of total crimes in Modesto, CA has decreased by 7% year over year.

Modesto police department

ItemModestoCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29151,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
There are a total of 291 Modesto police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.6% less than the California average and 56.3% 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
Del Rio, CA1,57762358421
East Oakdale, CA3,157130746876
Waterford, CA8,7081351,4051,540
Parklawn, CA1,1502501,4331,683
Riverdale Park, CA1,0562501,4331,683
Airport, CA1,6052501,4331,683
Ripon, CA14,971781,7431,821
Modesto, CA208,5129884,3805,368

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rochester, NY210,2918803,7264,606
Tacoma, WA205,6029536,5507,503
Fontana, CA205,2284152,0982,513
Spokane, WA212,0785987,6888,286
Oxnard, CA204,7524532,9053,359
Modesto, CA208,5129884,3805,368
Source: The Modesto, 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.