Dos Palos, CA
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The crime rate in Dos Palos is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Dos Palos is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Dos Palos is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Dos Palos has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 5,125, Dos Palos has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Dos Palos does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Dos Palos.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Dos Palos 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 Dos Palos.

For Dos Palos, 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 Dos Palos is one in 103.

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 Dos Palos 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 Dos Palos's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Dos Palos 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 Dos Palos is one in 37.

Importantly, we found that Dos Palos 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 Dos Palos is one in 223.

Dos Palos Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Dos Palos Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

50

140

190

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.76

27.32

37.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dos Palos 9.76
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 103

in Dos Palos

1 in 235

in California
Dos Palos VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,125
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 7 3 39
Rate per 1,000 0.20 1.37 0.59 7.61
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
Dos Palos 27.32
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Dos Palos

1 in 38

in California
Dos Palos Property CRIMES
Population: 5,125
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 66 23
Rate per 1,000 9.95 12.88 4.49
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

Dos Palos Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dos Palos 141
California 90

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