Benicia, CA
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The crime rate in Benicia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Benicia is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Benicia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Benicia has a crime rate that is higher than 42% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Benicia has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Benicia is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Benicia 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 Benicia.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Benicia's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Benicia is one in 971.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Benicia's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Benicia 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 Benicia is one in 54.

Benicia Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Benicia Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

517

546

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.03

18.35

19.38

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Benicia 1.03
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 971

in Benicia

1 in 235

in California

Benicia VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 28,167
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 8 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.28 0.50

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
Benicia 18.35
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Benicia

1 in 38

in California

Benicia Property CRIMES

Population: 28,167
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 112 338 67
Rate per 1,000 3.98 12.00 2.38

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

Benicia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Benicia 35
California 90