Castro Valley, CA
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Castro Valley, 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

Castro Valley has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Castro Valley is 1 in 72. How does Castro Valley fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Castro Valley's crime rate is lower than approximately 80% of California communities.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Castro Valley, and we found that the crime rate in Castro Valley is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Castro Valley is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Castro Valley's violent crime rate is 2 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 Castro Valley is one in 552.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Castro Valley; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Castro Valley Crime Data

 

Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Castro Valley Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

117

786

903

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.81

12.16

13.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Castro Valley 1.81
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 552

in Castro Valley

1 in 235

in California

Castro Valley VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 64,642
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Castro Valley 12.16
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 82

in Castro Valley

1 in 38

in California

Castro Valley Property CRIMES

Population: 64,642
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Castro Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Castro Valley 53
California 90