Reported Annual Crime In Sonora

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSonora/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime357n/a (estimate)7,4202,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSonora/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape9n/a187.137.241.7
Robbery7n/a145.5143.298.0
Assault17n/a353.4264.2248.9
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)686449383
Burglary56n/a1,164.0446.9430.4
Theft239n/a4,967.81,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft29n/a602.8425.9237.4
Property crime324n/a (estimate)6,7352,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Sonora, 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 Sonora, 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 Sonora, CA averages 152% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 170% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Sonora, CA is 53% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 79% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 170% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 185% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Sonora, CA area.
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The Sonora crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sonora 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 Sonora crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sonora is 170% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.33 daily crimes that occur in Sonora.
  • Sonora is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sonora you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sonora has decreased by 13%.

Compare Sonora, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sonora (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sonora, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sonora, CA are 2.52 times more than the California average and 2.70 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Sonora, CA are 1.53 times more than than California and 1.79 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sonora, CA are 2.70 times more than than California and 2.85 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Sonora (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sonora, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sonora, CA ranks safer than 4% of every city located within California along with 5% 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 Sonora, CA. As a result, Sonora, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sonora

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sonora is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sonora is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sonora is 1 in 14
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Sonora, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Sonora, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 146. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 15 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Sonora, CA is 1 in 14.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Sonora, 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 Sonora, CA has decreased by 22% and the rate of property crime in Sonora, CA has decreased by 12%. The total crime rate in Sonora, CA has decreased by 13% year to year.

Sonora police department

ItemSonoraCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1651,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.63.3
There are a total of 16 Sonora police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.8% less than the California average and 0.2% greater 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
Forest Meadows, CA1,7361608921,052
Murphys, CA2,0881699371,106
Twain Harte, CA2,2751911,0631,254
Cedar Ridge, CA1,0031921,0671,259
Pine Mountain Lake, CA2,4841961,0891,284
East Sonora, CA2,5042001,1131,313
Soulsbyville, CA2,1672231,2391,462
Sonora, CA4,8106866,7357,420

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Georgetown, OH4,8102302,3882,617
North Braddock, PA4,81064106169
La Crescent, MN4,808104727831
Zebulon, NC4,8135114,1984,709
Elmsford, NY4,814179757936
Sonora, CA4,8106866,7357,420
Source: The Sonora, 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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