Reported Annual Crime In Union City

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,914n/a (estimate)2,5122,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.34.45.0
Rape15n/a19.739.242.6
Robbery89n/a116.8137.386.2
Assault156n/a204.7266.5246.8
Violent crime261n/a (estimate)343447381
Burglary246n/a322.8416.2376.0
Theft1,170n/a1,535.51,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft237n/a311.0392.4228.9
Property crime1,653n/a (estimate)2,1692,3802,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Union City, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Union City, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Union City, CA crime rates are 11% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 3% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Union City, CA has a rate that is 23% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 10% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Union City, CA is 9% lower than its state's mean, and 1% lower than the country's average.

Union City crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Union City is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.88 daily crimes that occur in Union City.
  • Union City is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Union City you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Union City has decreased by 13%.

Compare Union City, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Union City (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Union City, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Union City, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times less than the California average and 1.03 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Union City, CA is 1.31 times less than the California average and 1.11 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Union City, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times less than the California average and 1.01 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Union City (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Union City, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Union City, CA safer than 47% when compared to other California cities, and 36% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Union City, CA. At this time, Union City, CA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Union City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Union City is 1 in 292
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Union City is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Union City is 1 in 40
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Union City, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Union City, CA you have a 1 in 292 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 47 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Union City, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Union City (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Union City, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Union City, CA has decreased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Union City, CA has decreased by 14%. The total crime rate in Union City, CA has decreased by 13% year to year.

Union City police department

ItemUnion CityCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9851,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
There are a total of 98 Union City police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.8% less than the California average and 57.6% 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
Norris Canyon, CA1,04663334397
Sunol, CA1,00463334397
Ladera, CA1,51463334397
West Menlo Park, CA3,83085453538
Camino Tassajara, CA3,45685453538
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716116618734
Danville, CA43,75835721757
Union City, CA73,5003432,1692,512

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Milpitas, CA73,4471092,4212,530
Appleton, WI73,4462201,5361,756
Manteca, CA73,5703162,8223,138
Dale City, VA73,3842351,9582,194
Loveland, CO73,3602572,2372,494
Union City, CA73,5003432,1692,512
Source: The Union City, 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.
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