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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 21%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSoquel/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,987 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)316 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,671 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Soquel crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Soquel are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Soquel you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Soquel is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Soquel has decreased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In Soquel (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Soquel

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Soquel is 1 in 317
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Soquel is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Soquel is 1 in 51

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

      Soquel police department

      ItemSoquelCaliforniaNational
      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
      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.

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      Pasatiempo, CA1,28862327389
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      Lexington Hills, CA2,61769366435
      La Selva Beach, CA2,63369366435
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      Bonny Doon, CA3,11784444528
      Day Valley, CA3,73984444528
      Soquel, CA10,9123161,6711,987

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      DeRidder, LA10,918922,7822,874
      East Liverpool, OH10,9191221,1641,286
      Echelon, NJ10,9202471,5951,843
      North Lindenhurst, NY10,9203331,2731,606
      Sturgis, MI10,9214082,8763,284
      Soquel, CA10,9123161,6711,987
      Source: The Soquel, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.