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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 48%
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 peoplePenn Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,314 (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)209 (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)1,105 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Penn Valley crime rates are 47% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Penn Valley are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Penn Valley you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Penn Valley is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Penn Valley has decreased by 2%

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      Daily Crime In Penn Valley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Penn Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Penn Valley is 1 in 479
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Penn Valley is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Penn Valley is 1 in 77

      Year Over Year Crime In Penn Valley (per 100,000 people)

      Penn Valley police department

      ItemPenn ValleyCaliforniaNational
      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
      Meadow Vista, CA3,2141889951,183
      Wheatland, CA3,6171521,0911,244
      Lake of the Pines, CA3,9361991,0531,252
      Rough and Ready, CA1,2712101,1071,317
      Loma Rica, CA2,9542131,1281,342
      Colfax, CA2,1892441,2921,536
      Lake Wildwood, CA5,2893671,9402,307
      Penn Valley, CA1,6072091,1051,314

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Point of Rocks, MD1,607140601741
      Sublette, KS1,6061639191,082
      Brass Castle, NJ1,60879507585
      Robersonville, NC1,6066682,5963,264
      Langhorne, PA1,60643197240
      Penn Valley, CA1,6072091,1051,314
      Source: The Penn Valley, 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.