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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 18%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Oroville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,154 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)341 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,813 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • South Oroville crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Oroville are 11% lower than the national average
  • In South Oroville you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Oroville is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Oroville has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In South Oroville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Oroville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Oroville is 1 in 294
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Oroville is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Oroville is 1 in 47

      Year Over Year Crime In South Oroville (per 100,000 people)

      South Oroville police department

      ItemSouth OrovilleCaliforniaNational
      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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      Source: The South Oroville, 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.