Goleta, CA
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Goleta has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Goleta is 1 in 61. How does Goleta fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Goleta's crime rate is lower than approximately 72% of California communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Goleta has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Goleta 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 Goleta 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 Goleta.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Goleta's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Goleta is one in 658.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Goleta; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Goleta Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Goleta Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

47

461

508

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.52

14.90

16.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Goleta 1.52
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 658

in Goleta

1 in 235

in California

Goleta VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 30,944
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 12 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.39 0.84

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
Goleta 14.90
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 67

in Goleta

1 in 38

in California

Goleta Property CRIMES

Population: 30,944
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 110 310 41
Rate per 1,000 3.55 10.02 1.32

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

Goleta Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Goleta 64
California 90