Annual Crime In Occidental (2018)

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.
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 peopleOccidental/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,142 (estimate)2,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOccidental/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)181 (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)962 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Occidental crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Occidental are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Occidental you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Occidental is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Occidental has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Occidental (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Occidental

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Occidental is 1 in 554
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Occidental is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Occidental is 1 in 88

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

      Occidental police department

      ItemOccidentalCaliforniaNational
      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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      Occidental, CA8981819621,142
      Source: The Occidental, 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.