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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 44%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNicolaus/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,474 (estimate)2,8282,580
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)233 (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)1,241 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Nicolaus crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nicolaus are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Nicolaus you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nicolaus is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nicolaus has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Nicolaus (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nicolaus

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nicolaus is 1 in 430
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nicolaus is 1 in 81
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nicolaus is 1 in 68

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

      Nicolaus police department

      ItemNicolausCaliforniaNational
      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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      Nicolaus, CA2052331,2411,474

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      Nicolaus, CA2052331,2411,474
      Source: The Nicolaus, 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.