Madera, CA
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The crime rate in Madera is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Madera is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Madera is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Madera has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Madera, 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 Madera is one in 143.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Madera's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Madera 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 Madera is one in 32.

Importantly, we found that Madera 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 Madera is one in 165.

Madera Crime Data

 
Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Madera Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

450

2,005

2,455

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.01

31.23

38.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Madera 7.01
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 143

in Madera

1 in 235

in California
Madera VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 64,208
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 18 94 335
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.28 1.46 5.22
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
Madera 31.23
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Madera

1 in 38

in California
Madera Property CRIMES
Population: 64,208
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 462 1,153 390
Rate per 1,000 7.20 17.96 6.07
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

Madera Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Madera 155
California 90