Reported Annual Crime In Sonoma

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSonoma/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime231n/a (estimate)2,0792,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSonoma/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.95.3
Rape6n/a54.034.940.4
Robbery4n/a36.0139.6102.8
Assault27n/a243.0265.9248.5
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)333445386
Burglary36n/a323.9479.8468.9
Theft150n/a1,349.81,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft8n/a72.0450.3236.9
Property crime194n/a (estimate)1,7462,5532,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Sonoma, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Sonoma, 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 Sonoma, CA crime rates are 31% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 27% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Sonoma, CA has a rate that is 25% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 14% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Sonoma, CA is 32% lower than its state's mean, and 29% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sonoma is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.69 daily crimes that occur in Sonoma.
  • Sonoma is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sonoma you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sonoma has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Sonoma (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Sonoma, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Sonoma, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.44 times less than the California average and 1.36 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Sonoma, CA is 1.34 times less than the California average and 1.16 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Sonoma, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.46 times less than the California average and 1.40 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Sonoma (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sonoma, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sonoma, CA ranks safer than 53% of every city located within California along with 40% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Sonoma, CA. As a result, Sonoma, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sonoma

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sonoma is 1 in 301
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sonoma is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sonoma is 1 in 49
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sonoma, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sonoma, CA you have a 1 in 301 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 58 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sonoma, CA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Sonoma, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Sonoma, CA has increased by 16% and the rate of property crime in Sonoma, CA has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in Sonoma, CA has decreased by 9% year to year.

Sonoma police department

ItemSonomaCaliforniaNational
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
Black Point-Green Point, CA1,59262358421
Kenwood, CA1,22763360422
Temelec, CA1,62766380447
Penngrove, CA2,94070400470
Eldridge, CA1,44599569668
Silverado Resort, CA9881801,0311,211
Glen Ellen, CA7262161,2401,456
Sonoma, CA10,9523331,7462,079

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Yarmouth, MA10,9534201,7412,161
Lighthouse Point, FL10,946891,7321,821
White House, TN10,9443591,7162,075
Dent, OH10,9631821,5681,750
Ogdensburg, NY10,9372493,2843,533
Sonoma, CA10,9523331,7462,079
Source: The Sonoma, 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.