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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 1%
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 peopleTehachapi/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime358n/a (estimate)2,8872,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape19n/a153.239.242.6
Robbery12n/a96.8137.386.2
Assault51n/a411.2266.5246.8
Violent crime82n/a (estimate)661447381
Burglary71n/a572.5416.2376.0
Theft155n/a1,249.81,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft50n/a403.2392.4228.9
Property crime276n/a (estimate)2,2252,3802,200

Key findings

  • Tehachapi crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tehachapi are 74% higher than the national average
  • In Tehachapi you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tehachapi is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tehachapi has increased by 30%

Tehachapi crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Tehachapi (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Tehachapi, per 100,000 residents. In Tehachapi, the total number of daily crimes is 1.02 times more than the California average and 1.12 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Tehachapi are 1.48 times more than the California average and 1.74 times more than the national average. For property crime, Tehachapi has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times less than the California average and 1.01 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Tehachapi (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Tehachapi safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Tehachapi is safer than 15% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Tehachapi is safer than 13% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Tehachapi. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Tehachapi is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tehachapi

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tehachapi is 1 in 152
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tehachapi is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tehachapi is 1 in 35
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Tehachapi, California? If you reside in Tehachapi, then there is a 1 in 152 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 45. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Tehachapi.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Tehachapi is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Tehachapi has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 65% in Tehachapi, while property crimes in Tehachapi have increased by 22%. Total crime has increased by 30% year over year.

      Tehachapi police department

      ItemTehachapiCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.63.3
      There are a total of 16 Tehachapi police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70% less than the California average and 66.7% 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
      Stallion Springs, CA2,90238643681
      Bear Valley Springs, CA5,1523842,0472,431
      Golden Hills, CA8,9515152,7433,258
      Keene, CA3776103,2493,859
      Tehachapi, CA13,1796612,2252,887

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Mill, SC13,1811671,7621,928
      South Charleston, WV13,1823804,6695,050
      Alexandria, MN13,1853712,8353,205
      Clayton, OH13,172381,0221,060
      St. Helens, OR13,1691521,4781,630
      Tehachapi, CA13,1796612,2252,887
      Source: The Tehachapi, 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.