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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 14%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNipomo/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,862 (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)455 (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)2,407 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Nipomo crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nipomo are 20% higher than the national average
  • In Nipomo you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nipomo is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nipomo has decreased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In Nipomo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nipomo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nipomo is 1 in 220
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nipomo is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nipomo is 1 in 35

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

      Nipomo police department

      ItemNipomoCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Avila Beach, CA1,24262327389
      Los Ranchos, CA1,63062327389
      Woodlands, CA1,07562327389
      Callender, CA1,81493492585
      Guadalupe, CA7,2521951,0651,260
      Blacklake, CA8952531,3351,588
      Arroyo Grande, CA17,8421481,5121,660
      Nipomo, CA16,4564552,4072,862

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      Lansdale, PA16,4541371,0561,193
      Sikeston, MO16,4646013,9934,594
      Frankfort, IN16,4474962,6343,130
      Cañon City, CO16,4456134,8715,484
      Sartell, MN16,442611,6711,732
      Nipomo, CA16,4564552,4072,862
      Source: The Nipomo, 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.