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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 59%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)1,040 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)166 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)875 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Murphys crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Murphys are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Murphys you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Murphys is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Murphys has decreased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In Murphys (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murphys

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murphys is 1 in 605
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murphys is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Murphys is 1 in 97

      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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      Forest Meadows, CA1,736158833990
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      East Sonora, CA2,5041971,0391,236
      Arnold, CA2,6241981,0481,246
      Murphys, CA2,0881668751,040

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      Hudson Oaks, TX2,0882392,6242,863
      Murphys, CA2,0881668751,040
      Source: The Murphys, 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.