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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 57%
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.
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsLas Positas/100k peopleSanta Barbara/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,518999 (estimate)2,7452,7722,489
Murder2n/a2.24.35.0
Rape72n/a78.537.542.6
Robbery82n/a89.4132.481.6
Assault244n/a266.0267.1250.2
Violent crime40089 (estimate)436441379
Burglary254n/a276.9386.1340.5
Theft1,686n/a1,838.31,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft178n/a194.1358.8219.9
Property crime2,118910 (estimate)2,3092,3312,110

Key findings

  • Las Positas crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Las Positas are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Las Positas you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Las Positas is safer than 93% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Santa Barbara has decreased by 7%

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      Daily Crime In Las Positas (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Las Positas

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Las Positas is 1 in 1124
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Las Positas is 1 in 110
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Las Positas is 1 in 101

      Year Over Year Crime In Santa Barbara (per 100,000 people)

      Santa Barbara police department

      ItemLas PositasSanta BarbaraCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a20251,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.6

      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
      Summerland, CA1,14662327389
      Toro Canyon, CA1,71462327389
      Mission Canyon, CA2,76969366435
      Montecito, CA9,193155818973
      Carpinteria, CA13,553811,1471,228
      Goleta, CA30,6711291,6461,775
      Isla Vista, CA27,1796313,3343,965
      Santa Barbara, CA90,9224362,3092,745

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Plantation, FL90,8782212,7002,921
      Longmont, CO90,7194312,6023,033
      Sunrise, FL91,1771972,0782,275
      Redding, CA91,3206643,5104,175
      Germantown, MD90,4944972,1332,629
      Santa Barbara, CA90,9224362,3092,745
      Source: The Las Positas, Santa Barbara, 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.