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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 48%
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 peopleThousand Oaks/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,480n/a (estimate)1,1582,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape27n/a21.137.542.6
Robbery23n/a18.0132.481.6
Assault38n/a29.7267.1250.2
Violent crime88n/a (estimate)69441379
Burglary244n/a190.9386.1340.5
Theft1,084n/a848.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft64n/a50.1358.8219.9
Property crime1,392n/a (estimate)1,0892,3312,110

Key findings

  • Thousand Oaks crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Thousand Oaks are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Thousand Oaks you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Thousand Oaks is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Thousand Oaks has decreased by 7%

Thousand Oaks crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Thousand Oaks (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Thousand Oaks, CA per 100,000 people. In Thousand Oaks, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.39 times less than the California average and 2.15 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Thousand Oaks is 6.41 times less than the California average and 5.51 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Thousand Oaks has a daily crime rate that is 2.14 times less than the California average and 1.94 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Thousand Oaks (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Thousand Oaks to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Thousand Oaks safe? The gauges above illustrate that Thousand Oaks is safer than 93% of every city located within California along with 75% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Thousand Oaks, CA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Thousand Oaks

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Thousand Oaks is 1 in 1453
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Thousand Oaks is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Thousand Oaks is 1 in 87
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Thousand Oaks, California? If you reside in Thousand Oaks, then there is a 1 in 1453 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 92. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 87 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Thousand Oaks.

      Year Over Year Crime In Thousand Oaks (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Thousand Oaks is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Thousand Oaks has decreased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Thousand Oaks has decreased by 5%. The total crime rate in Thousand Oaks has decreased by 7% year to year.

      Thousand Oaks police department

      ItemThousand OaksCaliforniaNational
      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
      Lake Sherwood, CA1,65162327389
      Bell Canyon, CA2,15969366435
      Santa Rosa Valley, CA3,60184444528
      Moorpark, CA35,59471619690
      Santa Susana, CA1,057122643765
      Topanga, CA7,858155818973
      Hidden Hills, CA1,57353946998
      Thousand Oaks, CA128,623691,0891,158

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gainesville, FL128,6106873,4884,175
      Visalia, CA128,7384342,8903,324
      Denton, TX128,4212341,8842,117
      Roseville, CA128,2761832,2252,408
      Midland, TX128,0513361,9162,252
      Thousand Oaks, CA128,623691,0891,158
      Source: The Thousand Oaks, 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.