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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 14%
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 peopleVacaville/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,773n/a (estimate)2,7422,7722,489
Murder3n/a3.04.35.0
Rape47n/a46.537.542.6
Robbery80n/a79.1132.481.6
Assault201n/a198.7267.1250.2
Violent crime331n/a (estimate)327441379
Burglary162n/a160.2386.1340.5
Theft2,120n/a2,096.01,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft160n/a158.2358.8219.9
Property crime2,442n/a (estimate)2,4142,3312,110

Key findings

  • Vacaville crime rates are 10% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vacaville are 14% lower than the national average
  • In Vacaville you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vacaville is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vacaville has increased by 16%

Vacaville crime map

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

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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 1.01 times less than the California average and 1.10 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Vacaville is 1.35 times less than the California average and 1.16 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Vacaville has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times more than the California average and 1.14 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Vacaville (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Vacaville to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Vacaville safe? The gauges above illustrate that Vacaville is safer than 42% of every city located within California along with 31% 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 306
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vacaville is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vacaville is 1 in 37
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Vacaville, California? If you reside in Vacaville, then there is a 1 in 306 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 42. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 37 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 44% and the rate of property crime in Vacaville has increased by 13%. The total crime rate in Vacaville has increased by 16% 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
      Green Valley, CA1,22462327389
      Allendale, CA1,34962327389
      Hartley, CA2,988144762906
      Green Valley CDP (Los Angeles County), CA1,0001749181,091
      Rio Vista, CA8,0551161,4731,589
      Winters, CA6,9741491,5601,709
      Dixon, CA19,1442601,8722,132
      Vacaville, CA95,6073272,4142,742

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dearborn, MI95,5203252,2412,565
      South Gate, CA95,2196592,9163,575
      Portsmouth, VA96,0719465,8616,807
      Mission Viejo, CA96,17868907975
      New Bedford, MA94,9886642,2482,912
      Vacaville, CA95,6073272,4142,742
      Source: The Vacaville, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.