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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 53%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOjai/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)1,0932,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape5n/a66.737.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.0132.481.6
Assault3n/a40.0267.1250.2
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)107441379
Burglary15n/a200.0386.1340.5
Theft56n/a746.81,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a40.0358.8219.9
Property crime74n/a (estimate)9872,3312,110

Key findings

  • Ojai crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ojai are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Ojai you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ojai is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ojai has increased by 12%

Ojai crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ojai (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Ojai, per 100,000 residents. In Ojai, the total number of daily crimes is 2.54 times less than the California average and 2.28 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Ojai are 4.14 times less than the California average and 3.56 times less than the national average. For property crime, Ojai has a daily crime rate that is 2.36 times less than the California average and 2.14 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Ojai (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Ojai, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Ojai safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Ojai is safer than 91% of California cities, and 72% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Ojai. At this time, Ojai sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ojai

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ojai is 1 in 938
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ojai is 1 in 102
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ojai is 1 in 92
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Ojai, California? If you reside in Ojai, then there is a 1 in 938 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 102. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 92 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ojai.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Ojai, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Ojai has increased by 35%, the amount of property crime in Ojai has increased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Ojai has increased by 12% year over year.

      Ojai police department

      ItemOjaiCaliforniaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Meiners Oaks, CA3,3481901,0031,193
      Carpinteria, CA13,553811,1471,228
      Saticoy, CA1,2872241,1811,405
      Santa Paula, CA30,2833021,3421,645
      Oak View, CA4,4722681,4181,686
      Mira Monte, CA6,8642681,4181,686
      El Rio, CA7,4124752,5092,984
      Ojai, CA7,5811079871,093

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Franklin, CA7,5866033,1853,788
      Centerville, GA7,5762802,4452,725
      Lake Dallas, TX7,5752731,4531,726
      South Beloit, IL7,5891701,8602,030
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Ojai, CA7,5811079871,093
      Source: The Ojai, 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.