Bishop, CA
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The crime rate in Bishop is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Bishop is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Bishop is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Bishop has a crime rate that is higher than 87% 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 3,806, Bishop has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Bishop 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 Bishop.

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

For Bishop, 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 Bishop is one in 100.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bishop's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Bishop 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 Bishop is one in 34.

Importantly, we found that Bishop has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Bishop is one in 293.

Bishop Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Bishop Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

111

149

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.98

29.16

39.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bishop 9.98
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 100

in Bishop

1 in 235

in California

Bishop VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,806
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 4 32
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.53 1.05 8.41

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
Bishop 29.16
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Bishop

1 in 38

in California

Bishop Property CRIMES

Population: 3,806
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 86 13
Rate per 1,000 3.15 22.60 3.42

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

Bishop Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bishop 78
California 90

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