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Total crime 121%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 133%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOroville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,094n/a (estimate)5,7022,8282,580
Murder4n/a20.84.45.0
Rape10n/a52.139.242.6
Robbery32n/a166.8137.386.2
Assault66n/a344.0266.5246.8
Violent crime112n/a (estimate)584447381
Burglary152n/a792.2416.2376.0
Theft623n/a3,247.21,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft207n/a1,078.9392.4228.9
Property crime982n/a (estimate)5,1182,3802,200

Key findings

  • Oroville crime rates are 121% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oroville are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Oroville you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oroville is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oroville has decreased by 30%

Oroville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oroville (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Oroville for every 100,000 residents. The Oroville total amount of daily crime is 2.02 times more than the California average and 2.21 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Oroville, is 1.30 times more than the California average, and it is 1.53 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Oroville has a daily crime average that is 2.15 times more than the California average and 2.33 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Oroville (higher is better)

      Is Oroville safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Oroville to other cities in the state and across the country, Oroville is 8% safer than other cities of California and 8% safer than other cities in the nation. Oroville has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oroville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oroville is 1 in 172
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oroville is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oroville is 1 in 18
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Oroville? If you reside in Oroville, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 172. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 20 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Oroville, is 1 in 18.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Oroville, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Oroville has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Oroville has decreased by 32% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Oroville has decreased by 30% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Oroville police department

      ItemOrovilleCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
      There are a total of 37 Oroville police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.8% less than the California average and 27.6% 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
      Butte Creek Canyon, CA1,089130694824
      Richvale, CA1181819621,142
      Loma Rica, CA2,9542161,1521,368
      Berry Creek, CA1,1332271,2071,434
      Kelly Ridge, CA2,7512461,3101,556
      South Oroville, CA3,4813411,8132,154
      Durham, CA5,6603661,9512,317
      Oroville, CA18,8845845,1185,702

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sylvania, OH18,8822001,5581,758
      Lake Forest, IL18,881165789953
      Ennis, TX18,8902271,7711,998
      Mayfield Heights, OH18,87827606633
      Niles, OH18,8772342,7492,983
      Oroville, CA18,8845845,1185,702
      Source: The Oroville, 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.