Fairfield, CA
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The crime rate in Fairfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Fairfield is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Fairfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Fairfield has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fairfield 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 Fairfield; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 232. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fairfield's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Fairfield 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 Fairfield is one in 33.

Importantly, we found that Fairfield 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 Fairfield is one in 192.

Fairfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Fairfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

486

3,450

3,936

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.30

30.54

34.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fairfield 4.30
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 232

in Fairfield

1 in 235

in California

Fairfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 112,970
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 8 46 167 265
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.41 1.48 2.35

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
Fairfield 30.54
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Fairfield

1 in 38

in California

Fairfield Property CRIMES

Population: 112,970
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 456 2,407 587
Rate per 1,000 4.04 21.31 5.20

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

Fairfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fairfield 105
California 90