Cottonwood, CA
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Cottonwood, CA crime analytics


Cottonwood has an overall crime rate of 18 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 Cottonwood is 1 in 57. How does Cottonwood fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Cottonwood's crime rate is lower than approximately 66% of California communities.

However, when you compare Cottonwood to other communities of similar population, then Cottonwood crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Cottonwood 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 Cottonwood 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 Cottonwood.

For Cottonwood, 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 Cottonwood is one in 145.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Cottonwood is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Cottonwood than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 93.

Cottonwood Crime Data

 
Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Cottonwood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

36

59

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.88

10.77

17.64

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cottonwood 6.88
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 145

in Cottonwood

1 in 235

in California
Cottonwood VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,344
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
Cottonwood 10.77
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 93

in Cottonwood

1 in 38

in California
Cottonwood Property CRIMES
Population: 3,344
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

Cottonwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cottonwood 25
California 90

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