Reported Annual Crime In Solvang

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSolvang/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime92n/a (estimate)1,5602,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSolvang/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape1n/a17.037.241.7
Robbery1n/a17.0143.298.0
Assault5n/a84.8264.2248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)119449383
Burglary21n/a356.0446.9430.4
Theft62n/a1,051.01,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a33.9425.9237.4
Property crime85n/a (estimate)1,4412,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Solvang, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Solvang, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Solvang, CA averages 47% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 43% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Solvang, CA is 74% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 69% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 42% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 39% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Solvang, CA area.
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Solvang crime map

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Solvang is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.27 daily crimes that occur in Solvang.
  • Solvang is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Solvang you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Solvang has decreased by 6%.

Compare Solvang, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Solvang (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Solvang, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Solvang, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.89 times less than the state average and 1.76 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Solvang, CA on a daily bases are 3.79 times less than than California average and 3.23 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Solvang, CA are 1.73 times less than the daily state average and 1.64 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Solvang (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Solvang, 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 Solvang, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Solvang, CA is 86% safer than other cities of California and 68% 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, Solvang, CA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Solvang, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Solvang

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Solvang is 1 in 843
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Solvang is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Solvang is 1 in 65
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Solvang, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Solvang, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 843. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 70 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 Solvang, CA is 1 in 65.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Solvang, 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 Solvang, CA has decreased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Solvang, CA has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Solvang, CA has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Solvang police department

ItemSolvangCaliforniaNational
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
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
Santa Ynez, CA4,468117649765
Los Alamos, CA1,3511769771,152
Ballard, CA3621811,0091,190
Los Olivos, CA8711811,0091,190
Buellton, CA5,0211171,4791,596
Solvang, CA5,5521191,4411,560

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fruitridge Pocket, CA5,5545843,2483,832
Gardnerville, NV5,5554241,9912,415
Pecan Plantation, TX5,555143834976
Cullowhee, NC5,5563592,5132,872
Red Oak, IA5,5477363,4954,230
Solvang, CA5,5521191,4411,560
Source: The Solvang, 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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