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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 41%
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 peopleSalton City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,677 (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)581 (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)3,096 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Salton City crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Salton City are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Salton City you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Salton City is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Salton City has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Salton City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Salton City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Salton City is 1 in 172
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salton City is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Salton City is 1 in 28

      Year Over Year Crime In Salton City (per 100,000 people)

      Salton City police department

      ItemSalton CityCaliforniaNational
      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
      Desert Shores, CA1,1732511,3361,587
      North Shore, CA3,1993411,8132,154
      Oasis, CA4,3744642,4732,937
      Bombay Beach, CA3177223,8464,568
      Salton City, CA5,2175813,0963,677

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Manitou Springs, CO5,2171861,0621,249
      Tipton, IN5,2173558871,242
      Robbins, IL5,2166901,0351,725
      Forestbrook, SC5,2183392,0962,435
      Chackbay, LA5,2164222,5692,991
      Salton City, CA5,2175813,0963,677
      Source: The Salton City, 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.