Delano, 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

The crime rate in Delano is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Delano is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Delano is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Delano has a crime rate that is higher than 59% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Delano has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Delano is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Delano 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 Delano; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 276. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Delano experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Delano's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Delano 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 Delano is one in 58.

Importantly, we found that Delano 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 Delano is one in 190.

Delano Crime Data

 

Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Delano Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

186

885

1,071

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.62

17.21

20.83

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.62
4.4
National Median: 4
    Delano
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 276

in Delano

1 in 227

in California

Delano VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 51,428
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 25 38 116
Rate per 1,000 0.14 0.49 0.74 2.26

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
17.21
21.3
National Median: 19
    Delano
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Delano

1 in 47

in California

Delano Property CRIMES

Population: 51,428
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 156 459 270
Rate per 1,000 3.03 8.93 5.25

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

Delano Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
75
77
National Median: 26.9
    Delano
    California