Reported Annual Crime In Yreka

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYreka/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime264n/a (estimate)3,4902,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYreka/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.24.65.3
Rape5n/a66.137.241.7
Robbery2n/a26.4143.298.0
Assault43n/a568.5264.2248.9
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)674449383
Burglary57n/a753.6446.9430.4
Theft113n/a1,493.91,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft43n/a568.5425.9237.4
Property crime213n/a (estimate)2,8162,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Yreka, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Yreka, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Yreka, CA is 18% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 27% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Yreka, CA has 50% higher than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 76% higher than the national average. In property crime, Yreka, CA is 13% higher than the average of California and is 19% higher than the national average.
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The Yreka crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Yreka 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 Yreka crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Yreka is 27% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.56 daily crimes that occur in Yreka.
  • Yreka is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Yreka you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Yreka has decreased by 26%.

Compare Yreka, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Yreka (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Yreka, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Yreka, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.18 times more than the California average and 1.27 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Yreka, CA is 1.50 times more than the California average, and it is 1.76 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Yreka, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.13 times more than the California average and 1.19 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Yreka (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Yreka, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Yreka, CA has been ranked safer than 14% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Yreka, CA is safer than 12% 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 Yreka, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Yreka, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yreka

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yreka is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yreka is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Yreka is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Yreka, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Yreka, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 149. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 36 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Yreka, CA is 1 in 29.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Yreka, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Yreka, CA has increased by 8%, the amount of property crime in Yreka, CA has decreased by 32%, and the total amount of crime in Yreka, CA has decreased by 26% year to year.

Yreka police department

ItemYrekaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2051,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.63.3
There are a total of 20 Yreka police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.7% less than the California average and 20.8% 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
Fort Jones, CA8162921,0231,316
Montague, CA1,3786471,2931,940
Grenada, CA4327093,9414,650
Hornbrook, CA2107244,0244,748
Gazelle, CA507264,0354,761
Yreka, CA7,5986742,8163,490

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairfax, CA7,598521,2331,286
Selah, WA7,599772,1812,258
Rockton, IL7,596671,5661,633
Sanger, TX7,5952201,0281,248
Holly Springs, MS7,5911,3023,3724,673
Yreka, CA7,5986742,8163,490
Source: The Yreka, 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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