Reported Annual Crime In Selma

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelma/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,165n/a (estimate)4,6942,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelma/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a12.14.65.3
Rape12n/a48.437.241.7
Robbery17n/a68.5143.298.0
Assault260n/a1,047.7264.2248.9
Violent crime292n/a (estimate)1,177449383
Burglary300n/a1,208.8446.9430.4
Theft411n/a1,656.11,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft162n/a652.8425.9237.4
Property crime873n/a (estimate)3,5182,4972,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Selma, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Selma, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Selma, CA crime rates are 59% higher than in comparison to the California mean and are 71% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Selma, CA has a rate that is 162% higher than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 207% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Selma, CA is 41% higher than its state's mean, and 49% higher than the country's average.
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The Selma crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Selma 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 Selma crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Selma is 71% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.86 daily crimes that occur in Selma.
  • Selma is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Selma you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Selma has decreased by 8%.

Compare Selma, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Selma (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Selma, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Selma, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.59 times more than the California average and 1.71 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Selma, CA is 2.62 times more than the California average, and it is 3.07 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Selma, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.41 times more than the California average and 1.49 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Selma (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Selma, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Selma, CA has been ranked safer than 4% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Selma, CA is safer than 4% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Selma, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Selma, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Selma

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Selma is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Selma is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Selma is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Selma, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Selma, CA you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Selma, CA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Selma, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Selma, CA has increased by 54%, while the property crime rate in Selma, CA has decreased by 19% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Selma, CA has decreased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Selma police department

ItemSelmaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3951,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
There are a total of 39 Selma police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.5% less than the California average and 49.5% 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

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Minkler, CA1,2931548561,010
Calwa, CA1,3782521,4021,654
Del Rey, CA1,5312521,4021,654
Laton, CA1,8772521,4021,654
Malaga, CA1,2462521,4021,654
Easton, CA2,3472581,4331,691
Caruthers, CA2,9722701,5031,773
Selma, CA24,2281,1773,5184,694

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Staunton, VA24,2341432,2562,399
Vero Beach South, FL24,2344782,9453,424
Tarpon Springs, FL24,2443432,3422,685
Fairland, MD24,2015392,3952,934
Zion, IL24,1955052,5913,096
Selma, CA24,2281,1773,5184,694
Source: The Selma, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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