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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 25%
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 peopleWaterford/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime156n/a (estimate)1,7292,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape1n/a11.137.542.6
Robbery5n/a55.4132.481.6
Assault7n/a77.6267.1250.2
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)144441379
Burglary17n/a188.4386.1340.5
Theft76n/a842.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft50n/a554.3358.8219.9
Property crime143n/a (estimate)1,5852,3312,110

Key findings

  • Waterford crime rates are 31% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waterford are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Waterford you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waterford is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waterford has increased by 16%

Waterford crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Waterford (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Waterford for every 100,000 residents. The Waterford total amount of daily crime is 1.60 times less than the California average and 1.44 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Waterford, is 3.06 times less than the California average, and it is 2.63 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Waterford has a daily crime average that is 1.47 times less than the California average and 1.33 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Waterford (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Waterford, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Waterford safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Waterford is safer than 75% of California cities, and 57% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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 Waterford. At this time, Waterford sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waterford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waterford is 1 in 694
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waterford is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waterford is 1 in 58
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Waterford? If you reside in Waterford, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 694. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 64 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Waterford, is 1 in 58.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Waterford is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Waterford has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 35% in Waterford, while property crimes in Waterford have increased by 25%. Total crime has increased by 16% year over year.

      Waterford police department

      ItemWaterfordCaliforniaNational
      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
      Del Rio, CA1,57762327389
      Hughson, CA7,16065600665
      East Oakdale, CA3,157129681810
      Parklawn, CA1,1502481,3091,556
      Airport, CA1,6052481,3091,556
      Riverbank, CA23,761961,4971,593
      Rouse, CA2,0512771,4631,739
      Waterford, CA8,7081441,5851,729

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodway, TX8,7081771,0071,185
      Carbondale, PA8,7073681,6852,053
      Oxford, NC8,7071,0282,6103,638
      White City, OR8,7093633,4873,849
      Murphy, MO8,7064952,6373,131
      Waterford, CA8,7081441,5851,729
      Source: The Waterford, 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.