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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 7%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSebastopol/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime198n/a (estimate)2,5342,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape3n/a38.437.542.6
Robbery7n/a89.6132.481.6
Assault11n/a140.8267.1250.2
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)269441379
Burglary51n/a652.6386.1340.5
Theft110n/a1,407.61,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft16n/a204.7358.8219.9
Property crime177n/a (estimate)2,2652,3312,110

Key findings

  • Sebastopol crime rates are 2% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sebastopol are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Sebastopol you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sebastopol is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sebastopol has increased by 9%

Sebastopol crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sebastopol (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sebastopol, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sebastopol are 1.09 times less than the California average and 1.02 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Sebastopol are 1.64 times less than than California and 1.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sebastopol are 1.03 times less than than California and 1.07 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Sebastopol (higher is better)

      Is Sebastopol safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Sebastopol to other cities in the state and across the country, Sebastopol is 51% safer than other cities of California and 37% safer than other cities in the nation. Sebastopol has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sebastopol

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sebastopol is 1 in 373
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sebastopol is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sebastopol is 1 in 40
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Sebastopol, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 373. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 45 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 Sebastopol is 1 in 40.

      Year Over Year Crime In Sebastopol (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Sebastopol, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Sebastopol has increased by 38%, the amount of property crime in Sebastopol has increased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Sebastopol has increased by 9% year over year.

      Sebastopol police department

      ItemSebastopolCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1951,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.63.3
      There are a total of 19 Sebastopol police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30% less than the California average and 22.2% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Penngrove, CA2,94069366435
      Graton, CA1,665142749891
      Bodega Bay, CA6081789421,120
      Occidental, CA8981789421,120
      Dillon Beach, CA1351789421,120
      Tomales, CA2451789421,120
      Windsor, CA27,3182079181,126
      Sebastopol, CA7,6302692,2652,534

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Half Moon, NC7,6263902,4722,863
      Carl Junction, MO7,63401,6161,616
      Nuevo, CA7,6345482,8963,443
      West Vero Corridor, FL7,6354352,4712,906
      Winslow, ME7,63692895987
      Sebastopol, CA7,6302692,2652,534
      Source: The Sebastopol, 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.