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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 18%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Sacramento/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,637n/a (estimate)3,0192,8282,580
Murder1n/a1.84.45.0
Rape17n/a31.439.242.6
Robbery92n/a169.7137.386.2
Assault115n/a212.1266.5246.8
Violent crime225n/a (estimate)415447381
Burglary224n/a413.2416.2376.0
Theft931n/a1,717.21,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft257n/a474.0392.4228.9
Property crime1,412n/a (estimate)2,6042,3802,200

Key findings

  • West Sacramento crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Sacramento are 9% higher than the national average
  • In West Sacramento you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Sacramento is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Sacramento has increased by 21%

West Sacramento crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The West Sacramento crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      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 people. In West Sacramento, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.07 times more than the California average and 1.17 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in West Sacramento is 1.08 times less than the California average and 1.09 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, West Sacramento has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times more than the California average and 1.18 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is West Sacramento (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is West Sacramento safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Sacramento is safer than 29% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, West Sacramento is safer than 24% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Sacramento 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 241
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Sacramento is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Sacramento is 1 in 34
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in West Sacramento? If you reside in West Sacramento, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 241. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 39 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 West Sacramento, is 1 in 34.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for West Sacramento is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in West Sacramento has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 12% in West Sacramento, while property crimes in West Sacramento have increased by 23%. Total crime has increased by 21% 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
      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
      Wilton, CA4,9952361,2551,491
      Knights Landing, CA1,2402491,3271,576
      Elk Grove, CA163,6342371,3511,588
      Mather, CA4,4353451,8392,184
      Rancho Cordova, CA69,4823631,8542,217
      Roseville, CA128,2762172,3622,579
      Davis, CA66,8861682,4322,601
      West Sacramento, CA51,3864152,6043,019

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Catalina Foothills, AZ51,3292191,2311,450
      Glendora, CA51,2852312,8883,120
      Joplin, MO51,2316583,4694,127
      Wesley Chapel, FL51,2294062,4072,813
      Lenexa, KS51,2061971,5421,739
      West Sacramento, CA51,3864152,6043,019
      Source: The West Sacramento, 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.