Citrus Heights, CA
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Citrus Heights, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Citrus Heights is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Citrus Heights is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Citrus Heights is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Citrus Heights has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Citrus Heights to other communities of similar population, then Citrus Heights crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Citrus Heights does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Citrus Heights 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 Citrus Heights.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Citrus Heights occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Citrus Heights; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 270. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Citrus Heights's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Citrus Heights 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 Citrus Heights is one in 33.

Importantly, we found that Citrus Heights 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 Citrus Heights is one in 191.

Citrus Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Citrus Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

325

2,694

3,019

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.70

30.64

34.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Citrus Heights 3.70
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 270

in Citrus Heights

1 in 224

in California

Citrus Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 87,910
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 47 86 191
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.53 0.98 2.17

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Citrus Heights 30.64
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Citrus Heights

1 in 42

in California

Citrus Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 87,910
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 413 1,820 461
Rate per 1,000 4.70 20.70 5.24

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Citrus Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Citrus Heights 212
California 85