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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 55%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)1,120 (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)178 (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)942 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Occidental crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Occidental are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Occidental you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Occidental is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Occidental has decreased by 2%

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

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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 562
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Occidental is 1 in 107
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Occidental is 1 in 90

      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, CA8981789421,120
      Source: The Occidental, 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.