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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 71%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Ynez/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)720 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)115 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)605 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Santa Ynez crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Santa Ynez are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Santa Ynez you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Santa Ynez is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Santa Ynez has decreased by 2%

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Santa Ynez

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Santa Ynez is 1 in 873
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Santa Ynez is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Santa Ynez is 1 in 139

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

      Santa Ynez police department

      ItemSanta YnezCaliforniaNational
      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
      Los Alamos, CA1,3511739121,084
      Buellton, CA5,021581,0501,109
      Ballard, CA3621789421,120
      Los Olivos, CA8711789421,120
      Solvang, CA5,5521681,1411,308
      Goleta, CA30,6711291,6461,775
      Isla Vista, CA27,1796313,3343,965
      Santa Ynez, CA4,468115605720

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Midway, UT4,46874679753
      Coleman, TX4,4675537601,313
      Valdese, NC4,4673381,5111,849
      Tazewell, VA4,4702171,4011,618
      Soldotna, AK4,4712732,9863,259
      Santa Ynez, CA4,468115605720
      Source: The Santa Ynez, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.