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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 34%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakdale/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime370n/a (estimate)1,5462,5812,346
Murder1n/a4.25.66.5
Rape10n/a41.834.238.4
Robbery15n/a62.7113.673.9
Assault34n/a142.1288.7279.7
Violent crime60n/a (estimate)251442388
Burglary57n/a238.2369.7314.2
Theft193n/a806.71,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft60n/a250.8427.6246.0
Property crime310n/a (estimate)1,2962,1391,958

Key findings

  • Oakdale crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oakdale are 35% lower than the national average
  • In Oakdale you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oakdale is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oakdale has decreased by 36%

Oakdale crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oakdale (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Oakdale, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Oakdale are 1.67 times less than the California average and 1.52 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Oakdale are 1.76 times less than than California and 1.55 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Oakdale are 1.65 times less than than California and 1.51 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Oakdale (higher is better)

      How safe is Oakdale, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Oakdale is safer than 68% of the cities in California and 49% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Oakdale. Overall, Oakdale is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakdale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakdale is 1 in 399
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakdale is 1 in 78
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakdale is 1 in 65
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Oakdale, California? If you reside in Oakdale, then there is a 1 in 399 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 78. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 65 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Oakdale.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Oakdale is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Oakdale has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 49% in Oakdale, while property crimes in Oakdale have decreased by 42%. Total crime has decreased by 36% year over year.

      Oakdale police department

      ItemOakdaleCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3151,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 31 Oakdale police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.2% less than the California average and 54.7% less 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
      Del Rio, CA1,57762300362
      Hughson, CA7,16078417495
      East Oakdale, CA3,157129625754
      Waterford, CA8,7082668651,131
      Riverbank, CA23,7611111,1901,301
      Riverdale Park, CA1,0562481,2011,449
      Airport, CA1,6052481,2011,449
      Oakdale, CA21,7962511,2961,546

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Christiansburg, VA21,7991372,0532,189
      Christiansburg, VA21,7991632,1152,279
      Duarte, CA21,7922401,6371,877
      Clarksville, IN21,8125465,8396,385
      Brushy Creek, TX21,7801929651,157
      Oakdale, CA21,7962511,2961,546
      Source: The Oakdale, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.