Hanford, CA
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With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Hanford has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 24. Within California, more than 90% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Hanford.

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

For Hanford, 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 Hanford is one in 177.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hanford's rate for property crime is 37 per one thousand population. This makes Hanford 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 Hanford is one in 27.

Importantly, we found that Hanford 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 Hanford is one in 207.

Hanford Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Hanford Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

315

2,053

2,368

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.66

36.89

42.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hanford 5.66
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 177

in Hanford

1 in 235

in California
Hanford VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 55,659
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 23 58 233
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.41 1.04 4.19
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
Hanford 36.89
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Hanford

1 in 38

in California
Hanford Property CRIMES
Population: 55,659
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 275 1,509 269
Rate per 1,000 4.94 27.11 4.83
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

Hanford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hanford 143
California 90