Annual Crime In Vacaville (2018)

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.
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 peopleVacaville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,388n/a (estimate)2,3612,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVacaville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.04.45.0
Rape22n/a21.839.242.6
Robbery63n/a62.3137.386.2
Assault143n/a141.4266.5246.8
Violent crime230n/a (estimate)227447381
Burglary163n/a161.2416.2376.0
Theft1,804n/a1,783.61,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft191n/a188.8392.4228.9
Property crime2,158n/a (estimate)2,1342,3802,200

Key findings

  • Vacaville crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vacaville are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Vacaville you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vacaville is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vacaville has increased by 2%

Vacaville crime map

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Compare Vacaville, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Vacaville (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Vacaville, CA per 100,000 people. In Vacaville, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.20 times less than the California average and 1.09 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Vacaville is 1.97 times less than the California average and 1.67 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Vacaville has a daily crime rate that is 1.12 times less than the California average and 1.03 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Vacaville (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Vacaville compared to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Vacaville ranks safer than 60% of every city located within California along with 43% 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, Vacaville, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vacaville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vacaville is 1 in 440
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vacaville is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vacaville is 1 in 43
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Vacaville, CA? If you reside in Vacaville, then there is a 1 in 440 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 47. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 43 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Vacaville.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Vacaville 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 Vacaville has increased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Vacaville has increased by 1%. The total crime rate in Vacaville has increased by 2% year to year.

      Vacaville police department

      ItemVacavilleCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14251,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 142 Vacaville police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.2% less than the California average and 53.5% 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
      Allendale, CA1,34963334397
      Green Valley, CA1,22463334397
      Hartley, CA2,988146778924
      Green Valley CDP (Los Angeles County), CA1,0001769371,113
      Rio Vista, CA8,0552271,2731,500
      Winters, CA6,9741221,6011,723
      Dixon, CA19,1442591,7982,056
      Vacaville, CA95,6072272,1342,361

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dearborn, MI95,5203341,9902,324
      South Gate, CA95,2196632,4743,137
      Portsmouth, VA96,0717955,2826,077
      Mission Viejo, CA96,1781179721,089
      New Bedford, MA94,9886342,5503,184
      Vacaville, CA95,6072272,1342,361
      Source: The Vacaville, 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.