Paso Robles, CA
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Paso Robles, CA crime analytics


The crime rate in Paso Robles is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Paso Robles is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Paso Robles is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Paso Robles has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Paso Robles 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 Paso Robles; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 319. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Paso Robles's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Paso Robles 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 Paso Robles is one in 28.

Importantly, we found that Paso Robles 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 Paso Robles is one in 290.

Paso Robles Crime Data

 
Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Paso Robles Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

99

1,138

1,237

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.13

36.04

39.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Paso Robles 3.13
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 319

in Paso Robles

1 in 235

in California
Paso Robles VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 31,580
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 12 83
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.38 2.63
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
Paso Robles 36.04
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Paso Robles

1 in 38

in California
Paso Robles Property CRIMES
Population: 31,580
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 170 859 109
Rate per 1,000 5.38 27.20 3.45
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

Paso Robles Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Paso Robles 64
California 90