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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 20%
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 peoplePlacerville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime320n/a (estimate)2,8772,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape2n/a18.037.542.6
Robbery6n/a53.9132.481.6
Assault31n/a278.7267.1250.2
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)351441379
Burglary67n/a602.4386.1340.5
Theft164n/a1,474.41,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft50n/a449.5358.8219.9
Property crime281n/a (estimate)2,5262,3312,110

Key findings

  • Placerville crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Placerville are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Placerville you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Placerville is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Placerville has decreased by 5%

Placerville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Placerville (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Placerville, CA per 100,000 people. In Placerville, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.04 times more than the California average and 1.16 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Placerville is 1.26 times less than the California average and 1.08 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Placerville has a daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the California average and 1.20 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Placerville (higher is better)

      Is Placerville 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 Placerville to other cities in the state and across the country, Placerville is 36% safer than other cities of California and 28% safer than other cities in the nation. Placerville has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Placerville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Placerville is 1 in 286
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Placerville is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Placerville is 1 in 35
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Placerville, California? If you reside in Placerville, then there is a 1 in 286 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 40. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Placerville.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Placerville, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Placerville has decreased by 28%, while the property crime rate in Placerville has not changed year over year. Summing up the numbers, Placerville has decreased by 5% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Placerville police department

      ItemPlacervilleCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.63.3
      There are a total of 26 Placerville police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.3% less than the California average and 23.7% 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
      Camino, CA1,806151796947
      Auburn Lake Trails, CA3,9462111,1141,324
      Georgetown, CA2,3542261,1971,424
      El Dorado Hills, CA43,4952461,3001,546
      Shingle Springs, CA4,3232491,3141,562
      Coloma, CA8523781,9972,374
      Pollock Pines, CA7,0534712,4902,961
      Placerville, CA10,5403512,5262,877

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sauk Village, IL10,5415,4852,2007,685
      Forest, VA10,5372191,7291,948
      San Diego Country Estates, CA10,5473721,9682,340
      Jefferson, LA10,5324392,5302,969
      Milford, DE10,5327255,0475,771
      Placerville, CA10,5403512,5262,877
      Source: The Placerville, 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.