Reported Annual Crime In Scotts Valley

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScotts Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime241n/a (estimate)2,0112,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScotts Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape6n/a50.137.241.7
Robbery4n/a33.4143.298.0
Assault4n/a33.4264.2248.9
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)117449383
Burglary40n/a333.8446.9430.4
Theft167n/a1,393.41,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft20n/a166.9425.9237.4
Property crime227n/a (estimate)1,8942,4972,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Scotts Valley, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Scotts Valley, 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 Scotts Valley, CA crime rate is 32% lower than the California average and is 27% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Scotts Valley, CA has a violent crime rate that is 74% lower than the California average and 69% lower than the national average. For property crime, Scotts Valley, CA is 24% lower than the California average and 20% lower than the national average.

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The Scotts Valley crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Scotts Valley as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Scotts Valley crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Scotts Valley is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.51 daily crimes that occur in Scotts Valley.
  • Scotts Valley is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Scotts Valley you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Scotts Valley has decreased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Scotts Valley (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Scotts Valley, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Scotts Valley, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.47 times less than the California average and 1.37 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Scotts Valley, CA is 3.85 times less than the California average and 3.28 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Scotts Valley, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.32 times less than the California average and 1.25 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Scotts Valley (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Scotts Valley, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Scotts Valley, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Scotts Valley, CA is 74% safer than other cities of California and 58% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Scotts Valley, CA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Scotts Valley, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scotts Valley

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scotts Valley is 1 in 857
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scotts Valley is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Scotts Valley is 1 in 50
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Scotts Valley, 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 Scotts Valley, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 857. 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 53 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 Scotts Valley, CA is 1 in 50.

Year Over Year Crime In Scotts Valley (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Scotts Valley, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Scotts Valley, CA has decreased by 36% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 26% year over year. Total crimes for Scotts Valley, CA has decreased by 27% in the same time frame.

Scotts Valley police department

ItemScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2751,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.63.3
There are a total of 27 Scotts Valley police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.5% less than the California average and 29.5% 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

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Monte Sereno, CA3,5140307307
Pasatiempo, CA1,28863350413
Corralitos, CA2,55770392462
Lexington Hills, CA2,61770392462
La Selva Beach, CA2,63370392462
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA2,28877430508
Bonny Doon, CA3,11786476561
Scotts Valley, CA11,8241171,8942,011

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Vinings, GA11,8161361,0901,226
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Scotts Valley, CA11,8241171,8942,011
Source: The Scotts Valley, 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.