Alturas, CA
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Alturas, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Alturas is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Alturas is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Alturas is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Alturas has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,594, Alturas has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Alturas does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Alturas.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Alturas does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Alturas.

For Alturas, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Alturas is one in 74.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Alturas's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Alturas a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Alturas is one in 41.

Alturas Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Alturas Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

35

63

98

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

13.49

24.29

37.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alturas 13.49
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 74

in Alturas

1 in 235

in California

Alturas VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,594
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 2 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 5.01 0.77 7.71

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alturas 24.29
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Alturas

1 in 38

in California

Alturas Property CRIMES

Population: 2,594
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 48 6
Rate per 1,000 3.47 18.50 2.31

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Alturas Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Alturas 40
California 90

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