Reported Annual Crime In Richmond

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,804n/a (estimate)4,3332,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder21n/a18.94.95.3
Rape72n/a64.934.940.4
Robbery364n/a328.3139.6102.8
Assault562n/a506.9265.9248.5
Violent crime1,019n/a (estimate)919445386
Burglary645n/a581.8479.8468.9
Theft1,907n/a1,720.11,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft1,233n/a1,112.1450.3236.9
Property crime3,785n/a (estimate)3,4142,5532,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Richmond, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Richmond, 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 Richmond, CA crime rate is 45% higher than the California average and is 53% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Richmond, CA has a violent crime rate that is 106% higher than the California average and 138% higher than the national average. For property crime, Richmond, CA is 34% higher than the California average and 39% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Richmond is 53% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.87 daily crimes that occur in Richmond.
  • Richmond is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richmond you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richmond has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Richmond (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Richmond, 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 Richmond, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.45 times more than the California average and 1.53 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Richmond, CA is 2.06 times more than the California average, and it is 2.38 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Richmond, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.34 times more than the California average and 1.39 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Richmond (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Richmond, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Richmond, CA being safer than 6% of cities in California and 6% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Richmond, CA. In conclusion, Richmond, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richmond

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richmond is 1 in 109
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richmond is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Richmond is 1 in 24
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Richmond, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Richmond, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 109. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 30 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Richmond, CA is 1 in 24.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Richmond, 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 Richmond, CA has increased by 56%, the amount of property crime in Richmond, CA has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Richmond, CA has increased by 3% year to year.

Richmond police department

ItemRichmondCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)27651,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.63.3
There are a total of 276 Richmond police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.2% less than the California average and 20.2% 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
Black Point-Green Point, CA1,59262358421
Sleepy Hollow, CA2,27570400470
Reliez Valley, CA3,59585486571
Orinda, CA18,93651797848
Moraga, CA16,97757817874
Tiburon, CA9,17043896939
Strawberry, CA5,689145830975
Richmond, CA108,3039193,4144,333

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Richardson, TX108,3501382,1842,322
The Woodlands, TX108,3732001,2701,469
Pueblo, CO108,3859836,7987,782
Murrieta, CA108,583441,4441,488
Antioch, CA108,6756783,2923,970
Richmond, CA108,3039193,4144,333
Source: The Richmond, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.