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Danville, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Danville is safer than 73% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 6% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Danville. If you live in Danville, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 149. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 43. It is for these reasons that Danville is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Danville, and we found that the crime rate in Danville is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Danville 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 Danville 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 Danville.

For Danville, 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 Danville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1895, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Danville 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 Danville than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 161.

Danville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Danville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

270

293

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.53

6.20

6.72

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.53
4.4
National Median: 4
    Danville
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,895

in Danville

1 in 227

in California

Danville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 43,582
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 9 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.21 0.25

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.2
21.3
National Median: 19
    Danville
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 161

in Danville

1 in 47

in California

Danville Property CRIMES

Population: 43,582
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 193 28
Rate per 1,000 1.12 4.43 0.64

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Danville Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
16
77
National Median: 26.9
    Danville
    California