Reported Annual Crime In Nevada City

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 peopleNevada City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)3,9732,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNevada City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape3n/a95.439.242.6
Robbery2n/a63.6137.386.2
Assault8n/a254.3266.5246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)413447381
Burglary21n/a667.5416.2376.0
Theft72n/a2,288.61,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft19n/a603.9392.4228.9
Property crime112n/a (estimate)3,5602,3802,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nevada City is 54% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.89 daily crimes that occur in Nevada City.
  • Nevada City is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nevada City you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nevada City has increased by 8%.

Compare Nevada City, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Nevada City (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Nevada City (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nevada City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nevada City is 1 in 243
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nevada City is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nevada City is 1 in 26

      Year Over Year Crime In Nevada City (per 100,000 people)

      Nevada City police department

      ItemNevada CityCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1151,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.63.63.3
      There are a total of 11 Nevada City police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.5% less than the California average and 9.4% greater 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
      Penn Valley, CA1,6072121,1281,340
      Rough and Ready, CA1,2712121,1311,343
      Colfax, CA2,1892481,3191,567
      Lake Wildwood, CA5,2893721,9812,353
      Alta Sierra, CA6,6393902,0792,469
      Alta, CA4485002,6613,161
      Dutch Flat, CA1925042,6863,190
      Nevada City, CA3,1174133,5603,973

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bonny Doon, CA3,11785453538
      Greenwood Lake, NY3,118148609757
      Golden Grove, SC3,1182731,6891,962
      Ponce Inlet, FL3,1182441,8642,109
      Marin City, CA3,1151981,0551,253
      Nevada City, CA3,1174133,5603,973
      Source: The Nevada City, 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.