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Total crime 100%
Violent crime 268%
Property crime 71%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStockton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16,183n/a (estimate)5,1682,8282,580
Murder33n/a10.54.45.0
Rape193n/a61.639.242.6
Robbery1,205n/a384.8137.386.2
Assault2,952n/a942.7266.5246.8
Violent crime4,383n/a (estimate)1,400447381
Burglary2,329n/a743.7416.2376.0
Theft7,417n/a2,368.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2,054n/a655.9392.4228.9
Property crime11,800n/a (estimate)3,7682,3802,200

Key findings

  • Stockton crime rates are 100% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Stockton are 268% higher than the national average
  • In Stockton you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Stockton is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Stockton has decreased by 1%

Stockton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Stockton (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Stockton, CA per 100,000 people. In Stockton, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.83 times more than the California average and 2.00 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Stockton is 3.13 times more than the California average and 3.68 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Stockton has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times more than the California average and 1.71 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Stockton (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Stockton in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Stockton safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Stockton being safer than 3% of cities in California and 3% 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 Stockton. In conclusion, Stockton ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Stockton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Stockton is 1 in 72
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Stockton is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Stockton is 1 in 20
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Stockton, California you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Stockton.

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

      A good indicator of whether Stockton is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Stockton has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Stockton has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Stockton has decreased by 1% year over year.

      Stockton police department

      ItemStocktonCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)52051,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
      There are a total of 520 Stockton police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.9% less than the California average and 46.5% 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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Linden, CA2,0421719101,081
      Morada, CA4,7832001,0641,264
      Woodbridge, CA3,8822161,1521,368
      Lockeford, CA3,2812691,4311,700
      Peters, CA4793231,7222,045
      French Camp, CA3,8103411,8132,154
      Kennedy, CA3,6413411,8132,154
      Stockton, CA301,4431,4003,7685,168

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Anchorage, AK299,3211,3104,9286,237
      Cincinnati, OH298,0118404,5405,380
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055793,0163,595
      St. Paul, MN297,1606273,2553,881
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5293023,1733,474
      Stockton, CA301,4431,4003,7685,168
      Source: The Stockton, 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.