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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 48%
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 peopleYreka/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime263n/a (estimate)3,4942,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape0n/a0.037.542.6
Robbery1n/a13.3132.481.6
Assault27n/a358.7267.1250.2
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)372441379
Burglary34n/a451.7386.1340.5
Theft172n/a2,285.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft29n/a385.3358.8219.9
Property crime235n/a (estimate)3,1222,3312,110

Key findings

  • Yreka crime rates are 40% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Yreka are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Yreka you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Yreka is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Yreka has increased by 3%

Yreka crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Yreka (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Yreka for every 100,000 residents. The Yreka total amount of daily crime is 1.26 times more than the California average and 1.40 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Yreka, is 1.19 times less than the California average, and it is 1.02 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Yreka has a daily crime average that is 1.34 times more than the California average and 1.48 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Yreka (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Yreka safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Yreka is safer than 26% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Yreka is safer than 22% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Yreka 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 269
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yreka is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Yreka is 1 in 29
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Yreka, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 269. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 33 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 is 1 in 29.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Yreka, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Yreka has decreased by 24%, the amount of property crime in Yreka has increased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Yreka has increased by 3% year over 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
      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
      Montague, CA1,3785722,2872,859
      Grenada, CA4326963,6794,375
      Hornbrook, CA2107113,7574,468
      Gazelle, CA507133,7674,480
      Fort Jones, CA8162904,9285,217
      Yreka, CA7,5983723,1223,494

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairfax, CA7,5981191,2151,334
      Selah, WA7,599861,5661,652
      Rockton, IL7,5961081,7211,829
      Sanger, TX7,5954202,3982,819
      Holly Springs, MS7,5913342,8583,192
      Yreka, CA7,5983723,1223,494
      Source: The Yreka, 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.