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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 25%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Paula/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime539n/a (estimate)1,8052,5812,346
Murder2n/a6.75.66.5
Rape8n/a26.834.238.4
Robbery23n/a77.0113.673.9
Assault69n/a231.1288.7279.7
Violent crime102n/a (estimate)342442388
Burglary99n/a331.5369.7314.2
Theft289n/a967.81,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft49n/a164.1427.6246.0
Property crime437n/a (estimate)1,4632,1391,958

Key findings

  • Santa Paula crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Santa Paula are 12% lower than the national average
  • In Santa Paula you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Santa Paula is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Santa Paula has increased by 10%

Santa Paula crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Santa Paula (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Santa Paula on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Santa Paula (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.43 times less than the state average and 1.30 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Santa Paula on a daily basis are 1.29 times less than than California average and 1.14 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Santa Paula are 1.46 times less than the daily state average and 1.34 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Santa Paula (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Santa Paula to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Santa Paula safe? The gauges above illustrate that Santa Paula is safer than 53% of every city located within California along with 38% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Santa Paula, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Santa Paula

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Santa Paula is 1 in 293
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Santa Paula is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Santa Paula is 1 in 56
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Santa Paula, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 293. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 69 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Santa Paula is 1 in 56.

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

      A good indicator of whether Santa Paula is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Santa Paula has increased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Santa Paula has increased by 9% year over year. The number of total crimes in Santa Paula has increased by 10% year over year.

      Santa Paula police department

      ItemSanta PaulaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 38 Santa Paula police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.8% less than the California average and 60.9% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Channel Islands Beach, CA2,95469336405
      Santa Rosa Valley, CA3,60184407492
      Moorpark, CA35,59446615662
      Casa Conejo, CA3,1801848931,077
      Thousand Oaks, CA128,623601,0371,097
      Meiners Oaks, CA3,3481909211,111
      Fillmore, CA15,3911949271,121
      Santa Paula, CA30,2833421,4631,805

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Royalton, OH30,30243517560
      Sherwood, AR30,2516392,6773,316
      Plainfield, IN30,3181161,3251,440
      Liberty, MO30,2394932,2962,788
      Los Altos, CA30,238761,0691,146
      Santa Paula, CA30,2833421,4631,805
      Source: The Santa Paula, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.