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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 49%
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.
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 peoplePenn Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,340 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)212 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,128 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Penn Valley crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Penn Valley are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Penn Valley you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Penn Valley is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Penn Valley has decreased by 4%

Penn Valley crime map

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

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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 472
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Penn Valley is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Penn Valley is 1 in 75

      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, CA3,2141911,0161,206
      Lake of the Pines, CA3,9362021,0751,277
      Wheatland, CA3,617771,2591,336
      Rough and Ready, CA1,2712121,1311,343
      Loma Rica, CA2,9542161,1521,368
      Colfax, CA2,1892481,3191,567
      Lake Wildwood, CA5,2893721,9812,353
      Penn Valley, CA1,6072121,1281,340

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Point of Rocks, MD1,607144626771
      Brass Castle, NJ1,60879533612
      Robersonville, NC1,6061841,2151,399
      Sublette, KS1,6061741,0461,220
      Langhorne, PA1,60643209252
      Penn Valley, CA1,6072121,1281,340
      Source: The Penn Valley, 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.