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Total crime 115%
Violent crime 268%
Property crime 87%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStockton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16,747n/a (estimate)5,3402,7722,489
Murder34n/a10.84.35.0
Rape181n/a57.737.542.6
Robbery1,158n/a369.3132.481.6
Assault3,007n/a958.9267.1250.2
Violent crime4,380n/a (estimate)1,397441379
Burglary2,209n/a704.4386.1340.5
Theft8,480n/a2,704.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft1,678n/a535.1358.8219.9
Property crime12,367n/a (estimate)3,9442,3312,110

Key findings

  • Stockton crime rates are 115% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Stockton are 268% higher than the national average
  • In Stockton you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Stockton is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Stockton has increased by 3%

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 1.93 times more than the California average and 2.15 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Stockton is 3.17 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 1.69 times more than the California average and 1.87 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 2% of cities in California and 2% 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 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Stockton is 1 in 19
      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 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 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 not changed, while the property crime rate in Stockton has increased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Stockton has increased by 3% 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, CA2,0421698911,060
      Morada, CA4,7831971,0421,240
      Woodbridge, CA3,8822131,1281,342
      Lockeford, CA3,2812651,4021,667
      Peters, CA4793191,6872,006
      Kennedy, CA3,6413361,7762,112
      French Camp, CA3,8103361,7762,112
      Stockton, CA301,4431,3973,9445,340

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Anchorage, AK299,3211,2454,2615,506
      Cincinnati, OH298,0118454,3035,147
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055793,0163,595
      St. Paul, MN297,1605653,6124,177
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5292972,9983,295
      Stockton, CA301,4431,3973,9445,340
      Source: The Stockton, 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.