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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 33%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTaft Heights/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,688 (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)269 (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)1,420 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Taft Heights crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Taft Heights are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Taft Heights you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Taft Heights is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Taft Heights has decreased by 2%

Taft Heights crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Taft Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Taft Heights is 1 in 373
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Taft Heights is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Taft Heights is 1 in 60

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

      Taft Heights police department

      ItemTaft HeightsCaliforniaNational
      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
      South Taft, CA1,4232481,3091,556
      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
      Taft Heights, CA2,8272691,4201,688

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Southern Shores, NC2,82734646680
      Tontitown, AR2,82892448540
      Pinch, WV2,82657284340
      Abbeville, GA2,8262141,4911,705
      Villano Beach, FL2,82959337396
      Taft Heights, CA2,8272691,4201,688
      Source: The Taft Heights, 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.