Los Osos, CA
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Los Osos, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Los Osos is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (70%) and also has a lower crime rate than 91% of the communities in California, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Los Osos is one in 98 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Los Osos 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 Los Osos; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 422. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Los Osos is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Los Osos than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 128.

Los Osos Crime Data

 

Crime Index

70

(100 is safest)


Safer than 70% of U.S. Cities

Los Osos Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

35

115

150

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.37

7.79

10.16

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Los Osos 2.37
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 422

in Los Osos

1 in 235

in California

Los Osos VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,762
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Los Osos 7.79
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 128

in Los Osos

1 in 38

in California

Los Osos Property CRIMES

Population: 14,762
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Los Osos Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Los Osos 12
California 90

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