Annual Crime In St. Helena (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Helena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime56n/a (estimate)8962,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Helena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape0n/a0.039.242.6
Robbery1n/a16.0137.386.2
Assault8n/a128.0266.5246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)144447381
Burglary11n/a176.0416.2376.0
Theft31n/a495.91,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a80.0392.4228.9
Property crime47n/a (estimate)7522,3802,200

Key findings

  • St. Helena crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Helena are 62% lower than the national average
  • In St. Helena you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Helena is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Helena has decreased by 56%

St. Helena crime map

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

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Compare St. Helena, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In St. Helena (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in St. Helena on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in St. Helena (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 3.16 times less than the state average and 2.88 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in St. Helena on a daily basis are 3.11 times less than than California average and 2.64 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in St. Helena are 3.17 times less than the daily state average and 2.93 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is St. Helena (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in St. Helena in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show St. Helena being safer than 88% of cities in California and 73% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to St. Helena. In conclusion, St. Helena ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Helena

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Helena is 1 in 695
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Helena is 1 in 133
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Helena is 1 in 112
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in St. Helena? If you reside in St. Helena, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 695. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 133 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in St. Helena, is 1 in 112.

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Helena (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether St. Helena is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. St. Helena violent crime rates have decreased by 2%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 60% year over year. Total crimes for St. Helena has decreased by 56% in the same time frame.

      St. Helena police department

      ItemSt. HelenaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1551,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.63.3
      There are a total of 15 St. Helena police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.1% less than the California average and 22.3% less than the National average.

      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 St. Helena, 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.