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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 22%
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 peopleOceano/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,067 (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)488 (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)2,579 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Oceano crime rates are 23% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oceano are 29% higher than the national average
  • In Oceano you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oceano is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oceano has decreased by 2%

Oceano crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oceano (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oceano

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oceano is 1 in 205
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oceano is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oceano is 1 in 33

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

      Oceano police department

      ItemOceanoCaliforniaNational
      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
      Woodlands, CA1,07562327389
      Los Ranchos, CA1,63062327389
      Callender, CA1,81493492585
      Guadalupe, CA7,2521951,0651,260
      Blacklake, CA8952531,3351,588
      Arroyo Grande, CA17,8421481,5121,660
      Oceano, CA8,2624882,5793,067

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      Conover, NC8,2631913,5633,754
      Blanchard, OK8,26711886897
      Siler City, NC8,2698133,9464,759
      Humboldt, TN8,2547723,3314,103
      Pleasant Hills, PA8,2710678678
      Oceano, CA8,2624882,5793,067
      Source: The Oceano, 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.