Colusa, CA
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Colusa, 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 Colusa is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Colusa is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Colusa is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Colusa has a crime rate that is higher than 54% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Colusa compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Colusa with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Colusa's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

For Colusa, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Colusa than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 989, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Colusa's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Colusa 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 Colusa is one in 46.

Importantly, we found that Colusa 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 Colusa is one in 371.

Colusa Crime Data

 

Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Colusa Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

130

136

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.01

21.90

22.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Colusa 1.01
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 989

in Colusa

1 in 235

in California

Colusa VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,935
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.34 0.34 0.34

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
Colusa 21.90
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Colusa

1 in 38

in California

Colusa Property CRIMES

Population: 5,935
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 43 71 16
Rate per 1,000 7.25 11.96 2.70

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

Colusa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Colusa 74
California 90

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