Annual Crime In Murphys (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurphys/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,061 (estimate)2,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurphys/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)168 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)893 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Murphys crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Murphys are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Murphys you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Murphys is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Murphys has decreased by 6%

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Compare Murphys, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Murphys (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Murphys (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murphys

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murphys is 1 in 597
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murphys is 1 in 112
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Murphys is 1 in 95

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

      Murphys police department

      ItemMurphysCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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.

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      Murphys, CA2,0881688931,061

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      Murphys, CA2,0881688931,061
      Source: The Murphys, 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.