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Total crime 89%
Violent crime 103%
Property crime 87%
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 peopleWasco/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,885 (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)772 (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)4,113 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Wasco crime rates are 89% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wasco are 103% higher than the national average
  • In Wasco you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wasco is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wasco has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Wasco (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wasco

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wasco is 1 in 130
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wasco is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wasco is 1 in 21

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

      Wasco police department

      ItemWascoCaliforniaNational
      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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      Wasco, CA26,0617724,1134,885

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      Carbondale, IL26,0664302,9443,374
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      Wasco, CA26,0617724,1134,885
      Source: The Wasco, 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.