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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 9%
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.
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 peopleTempleton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,366 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)374 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,992 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Templeton crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Templeton are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Templeton you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Templeton is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Templeton has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Templeton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Templeton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Templeton is 1 in 268
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Templeton is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Templeton is 1 in 43

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

      Templeton police department

      ItemTempletonCaliforniaNational
      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.

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      Cayucos, CA2,98780428508
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      Oak Shores, CA2753231,7202,043
      Whitley Gardens, CA2923681,9592,327
      Templeton, CA7,5253741,9922,366

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      Glastonbury Center, CT7,5231501,2181,368
      Monessen, PA7,5301,0291,8942,923
      Fanwood, NJ7,53013412425
      Hornsby Bend, TX7,5204492,5873,036
      Baldwin Harbor, NY7,5302148821,097
      Templeton, CA7,5253741,9922,366
      Source: The Templeton, 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.