Cottonwood, CA
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Cottonwood, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Cottonwood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Cottonwood is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Cottonwood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Cottonwood has a crime rate that is higher than 44% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, 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.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cottonwood; 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.

Cottonwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

35

(100 is safest)


Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

Cottonwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

41

64

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.88

12.26

19.14

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cottonwood 6.88
California 4.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 145

in Cottonwood

1 in 223

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: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cottonwood 12.26
California 24.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 82

in Cottonwood

1 in 40

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: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Cottonwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cottonwood 28
California 88

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