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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 38%
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 peopleSouth Taft/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,556 (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)248 (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)1,309 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • South Taft crime rates are 37% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Taft are 35% lower than the national average
  • In South Taft you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Taft is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Taft has decreased by 2%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Taft

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Taft is 1 in 404
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Taft is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Taft is 1 in 65

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

      South Taft police department

      ItemSouth TaftCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Maricopa, CA1,1152481,3091,556
      Taft Heights, CA2,8272691,4201,688
      Ford City, CA4,7354582,4222,880
      Taft, CA9,1287122,5923,304
      Valley Acres, CA4566303,3303,960
      Derby Acres, CA3386653,5154,179
      Fellows, CA766853,6234,309
      South Taft, CA1,4232481,3091,556

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      Harwich Center, MA1,423117422540
      Bunkerville, NV1,4232391,1211,360
      Marthasville, MO1,4231921,0221,214
      Oak Leaf, TX1,42382466548
      Lenox, IA1,424121788909
      South Taft, CA1,4232481,3091,556
      Source: The South Taft, 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.