Reported Annual Crime In Porterville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePorterville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,782n/a (estimate)3,0082,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePorterville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a6.84.65.3
Rape10n/a16.937.241.7
Robbery58n/a97.9143.298.0
Assault175n/a295.4264.2248.9
Violent crime247n/a (estimate)417449383
Burglary338n/a570.5446.9430.4
Theft925n/a1,561.31,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft272n/a459.1425.9237.4
Property crime1,535n/a (estimate)2,5912,4972,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Porterville, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Porterville, CA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Porterville, CA crime rate is 2% higher than the California average and is 10% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Porterville, CA has a violent crime rate that is 7% lower than the California average and 9% higher than the national average. For property crime, Porterville, CA is 4% higher than the California average and 10% higher than the national average.
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The Porterville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Porterville as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Porterville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Porterville is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.24 daily crimes that occur in Porterville.
  • Porterville is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Porterville you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Porterville has increased by 7%.

Compare Porterville, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Porterville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Porterville, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Porterville, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.02 times more than the California average and 1.10 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Porterville, CA is 1.08 times less than the California average, and it is 1.09 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Porterville, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.04 times more than the California average and 1.10 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Porterville (higher is better)

How safe is Porterville, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Porterville, CA is safer than 32% of the cities in California and 26% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Porterville, CA. Overall, Porterville, CA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Porterville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Porterville is 1 in 240
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Porterville is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Porterville is 1 in 34
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Porterville, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Porterville, CA you have a 1 in 240 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Porterville, CA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Porterville, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Porterville, CA has increased by 25%, the amount of property crime in Porterville, CA has increased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Porterville, CA has increased by 7% year to year.

Porterville police department

ItemPortervilleCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8251,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 82 Porterville police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.1% less than the California average and 54.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Woodville, CA1,7482521,4021,654
Pixley, CA3,8403421,9022,245
Strathmore, CA3,2403421,9022,245
Poplar-Cotton Center, CA3,0093421,9022,245
Terra Bella, CA3,2013421,9022,245
Lindsay, CA13,0523332,0202,353
East Porterville, CA6,4605843,2483,832
Porterville, CA58,4724172,5913,008

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Dubuque, IA58,5352832,7373,020
Spring, TX58,6085543,2343,788
Orland Park, IL58,612591,8471,906
Bartlett, TN58,3183961,9982,394
Owensboro, KY58,6852994,3594,658
Porterville, CA58,4724172,5913,008
Source: The Porterville, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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