Annual Crime In Soledad (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSoledad/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime171n/a (estimate)6502,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSoledad/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.84.45.0
Rape5n/a19.039.242.6
Robbery10n/a38.0137.386.2
Assault54n/a205.2266.5246.8
Violent crime70n/a (estimate)266447381
Burglary17n/a64.6416.2376.0
Theft53n/a201.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft31n/a117.8392.4228.9
Property crime101n/a (estimate)3842,3802,200

Key findings

  • Soledad crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Soledad are 30% lower than the national average
  • In Soledad you have a 1 in 154 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Soledad is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Soledad has decreased by 44%

Soledad crime map

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

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Compare Soledad, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Soledad (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Soledad, per 100,000 residents. In Soledad, the total number of daily crimes is 4.35 times less than the California average and 3.97 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Soledad are 1.68 times less than the California average and 1.43 times less than the national average. For property crime, Soledad has a daily crime rate that is 6.20 times less than the California average and 5.73 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Soledad (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Soledad, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it shows that Soledad is safer than 76% of California cities, and 57% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Soledad. At this time, Soledad sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Soledad

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Soledad is 1 in 376
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Soledad is 1 in 261
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Soledad is 1 in 154
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Soledad? If you reside in Soledad, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 376. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 261 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Soledad, is 1 in 154.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Soledad, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Soledad has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Soledad has decreased by 55% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Soledad has decreased by 44% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Soledad police department

      ItemSoledadCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.73.63.3
      There are a total of 18 Soledad police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 81% less than the California average and 78.9% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gonzales, CA8,401129868998
      Chualar, CA1,2382391,2721,510
      Greenfield, CA16,9945491,0921,640
      Greenfield CDP, CA4,5824642,4732,937
      Soledad, CA25,616266384650

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Harvey, IL25,6256873,2873,974
      Hazelwood, MO25,6043922,9093,301
      Owatonna, MN25,5801011,6961,796
      Homewood, AL25,6522943,7464,039
      Temple Terrace, FL25,6542502,1322,383
      Soledad, CA25,616266384650
      Source: The Soledad, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.