Reported Annual Crime In West Sacramento

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Sacramento/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,337n/a (estimate)2,4902,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Sacramento/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a13.04.65.3
Rape19n/a35.437.241.7
Robbery79n/a147.1143.298.0
Assault94n/a175.0264.2248.9
Violent crime199n/a (estimate)371449383
Burglary201n/a374.3446.9430.4
Theft756n/a1,407.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft181n/a337.0425.9237.4
Property crime1,138n/a (estimate)2,1192,4972,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in West Sacramento, CA. All reported West Sacramento, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the West Sacramento, CA overall crime rate is 15% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 9% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in West Sacramento, CA, the rate is 18% lower than compared to the California average, and 3% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, West Sacramento, CA comes in at 15% lower than to the average seen in California, and 10% lower than the overall national average.
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The West Sacramento crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in West Sacramento as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The West Sacramento crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Sacramento is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.82 daily crimes that occur in West Sacramento.
  • West Sacramento is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Sacramento you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Sacramento has decreased by 26%.

Compare West Sacramento, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In West Sacramento (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in West Sacramento, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In West Sacramento, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.18 times less than the California average and 1.10 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in West Sacramento, CA is 1.21 times less than the California average and 1.03 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, West Sacramento, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.18 times less than the California average and 1.11 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is West Sacramento (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is West Sacramento, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Sacramento, CA has been ranked safer than 43% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, West Sacramento, CA is safer than 33% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than West Sacramento, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Sacramento, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Sacramento

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Sacramento is 1 in 270
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Sacramento is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Sacramento is 1 in 41
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in West Sacramento, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in West Sacramento, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 270. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 48 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in West Sacramento, CA is 1 in 41.

Year Over Year Crime In West Sacramento (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for West Sacramento, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in West Sacramento, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 37% in West Sacramento, CA, while property crimes in West Sacramento, CA have decreased by 23%. Crimes in total for West Sacramento, CA have decreased by 26% year over year.

West Sacramento police department

ItemWest SacramentoCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8651,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
There are a total of 86 West Sacramento police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.9% less than the California average and 46.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wilton, CA4,9952371,3171,553
Elk Grove, CA163,6343241,3011,625
Knights Landing, CA1,2402501,3921,642
Mather, CA4,4353471,9292,276
Rancho Cordova, CA69,4824141,9162,330
Davis, CA66,8861372,3622,499
Roseville, CA128,2761762,4602,636
West Sacramento, CA51,3863712,1192,490

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Catalina Foothills, AZ51,3292341,3411,575
Glendora, CA51,2852472,9413,188
Joplin, MO51,2316057,1157,720
Wesley Chapel, FL51,2294302,6503,080
Lenexa, KS51,2061681,7461,914
West Sacramento, CA51,3863712,1192,490
Source: The West Sacramento, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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